Windy City Harvest Youth Farm

Washington Park 2014 Participants

Cynthia Busby
Intern

Cynthia is a Windy City Harvest Apprenticeship student and intern at the Windy City Harvest Youth Farm in Washington Park. She is interested in learning and sharing information about urban agriculture with her community.

Reneldia Gardner

Reneldia Gardner
Grower
Fourth season

Reneldia is a Windy City Harvest Apprenticeship graduate from the class of 2010, and she is in her fourth season as the grower at the Windy City Harvest Youth Farm in Washington Park. She loves working with students and teaching them how to grow produce.

Renee Howarth

Renee Howarth
Outreach Intern

Renee is a fourth-year student at Loyola University Chicago and is working toward a B.S. in environmental science with a concentration in sustainable agriculture and the food system and a B.A. in environmental policy. Renee likes working at the Youth Farm because it offers the opportunity for her to engage community members in learning about where their food comes from.

John Ajayi Oluwatimilehin

John Ajayi Oluwatimilehin
Crew member
Second season

John, 18, is a senior at Ace Technical Charter High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is teambuilding and field trips.

Samuel Ajayi Oluwapelumi

Samuel Ajayi Oluwapelumi
Crew member
First season

Sam, 15, is a sophomore at Ace Technical Charter High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is prepping the beds and harvesting.

Nakira Bolhar

Nakira Bolhar
Crew member
First season

Nakira, 15, is a sophomore at Dunbar Vocational Career Academy. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is processing.

Natasha Coleman

Natasha Coleman
Crew leader
Second season

Natasha, 17, is a junior at Dunbar Vocational Career Academy. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is growing carrots and strawberries.

Lonnell Easley

Lonnell Easley
Crew leader
Fourth season

Lonnell, 18, is a graduate of Dyett High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is meeting all the new people and learning new things about them.

Brian Edwards

Brian Edwards
Crew member
First season

Brian, 15, is a sophomore at Daniel Hale Williams. His favorite part of Youth Farm is the dirt.

Corey Felton

Corey Felton
Crew member
First season

Corey, 16, is a junior at Ace Technical Charter High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is prepping the beds.

Imari Gary

Imari Gary
Crew member
First season

Imari, 15, is a sophomore at Daniel Hale Williams. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is eating foods without meat.

Conesha Hardmon

Conesha Hardmon
Crew member
First season

Conesha, 16, is a junior at Perspectives Leadership Academy. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is being part of the team builders.

Harold Humphrey

Harold Humphrey
Crew member
Second season

Harold, 18, is a graduate of Ace Tech Charter High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is harvesting the vegetables.

Anthony Johnson, Jr.

Anthony Johnson, Jr.
Crew member
First season

Anthony, 16, is a junior at DuSable High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is being able to grow things and helping the community.

AJ Jones

AJ Jones
Crew member

AJ, 18, is a graduate of Ace Technical Charter High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is working with friends and weeding.

Tiffany Maduakolam

Tiffany Maduakolam
Crew member
First season

Tiffany, 15, is a junior at Daniel Hale Williams Preparatory School of Medicine. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is planting foods and team building.

Nautrice Martin

Nautrice Martin
Crew member
First season

Nautrice, 15, is a sophomore at Daniel Hale Williams Preparatory School of Medicine. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is planting food and making new friends.

Danté Matthews

Danté Matthews
Crew leader
Third season

Danté, 17, is a senior at Ace Technical Charter High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is being a crew leader.

Jerome McCullough

Jerome McCullough
Crew member
First season

Jerome, 15, is a sophomore at Dunbar Vocational Career Academy. His favorite part of Youth Farm is prepping the beds.

Tarriyonn Moon

Tarriyonn Moon
Crew member
First season

Tarriyonn, 17, is a senior at Ace Technical Charter High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is the group activity in the beginning before everyone starts work.

Wayne Oaks

Wayne Oaks
Crew member
First season

Wayne, 15, is a junior at Ace Technical Charter High School. His favorite part of Youth Farm is meeting new friends and hanging out.

Devontae Phillips

Devontae Phillips
Crew member
First season

Devontae, 16, is a junior at Dunbar Vocational Career Academy. His favorite part of Youth Farm is trellising tomatoes.

Anqwnette Redmon

Anqwnette Redmon
Crew member
Second season

Anqwnette, 17, is a junior at Ace Technical Charter High School. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is  team work and connections.

Daniel Smith

Daniel Smith
Crew member
First season

Daniel, 15, is a sophomore at Daniel Hale Williams Preparatory School of Medicine. His favorite part of Youth Farm is helping grow crops and working with others.

Bobbi Thompson

Bobbi Thompson
Crew leader
Third season

Bobbi, 17, is a senior at Hyde Park Academy. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is working in the garden.

Makaylah Thompson

Makaylah Thompson 
Crew member
First season

Makaylah, 15, is a sophomore at Dunbar Vocational Career Academy. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is planting.

Delvonna Weston

Delvonna Weston
Crew member
First season

Delvonna, 15, is a sophomore at Dunbar Vocational Career Academy. Her favorite part of Youth Farm is prepping beds.

David Winston

David Winston
Crew member
First season

David, 15, is a sophomore at Dunbar Vocational Career Academy. His favorite part of Youth Farm is trellising.