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WCH: Youth Farm Facilitator Training

Saturday, February 24, 2018
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

$50 (lunch included)

Are you interested in learning more about how to work with youth in an urban agriculture or school garden setting? Would you like to know more about structuring a youth development program centered on sustainable agriculture and food systems during the summer or school year? Please join the Windy City Harvest Youth Farm staff for a day of focused learning, as we share the program’s fourteen year history, lessons learned, and challenges faced.

The day’s program will include:

  • Information on how to structure an urban agriculture/youth development program
  • Overview of available curriculum and how to implement it
  • Planning and programming meaningful field trips
  • How to foster a safe environment in which students of all abilities can grow, including implementing team building activities, setting shared standards, providing student evaluations and feedback, and celebrating successes!

Questions? Please contact Audrey Brinkers at

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