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Windy City Harvest Youth Farm

Washington Park 2018 Participants

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Avion
Age: 16
Grade: 11
School: Walter H. Dyett High School

What's your favorite vegetable?
Strawberries

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Growing vegetables

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I am a very creative person. I like to learn new things, I get lazy when it's too hot, and I can play basketball and any sports well.

Cortez

Cortez
Age: 16
Grade: 11
School: Ace Technical Charter Academy

What's your favorite vegetable?
Corn

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Learning how to grow plants

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I am very athletic, I have a 4.0 GPA, and I am a very hard worker.

Courtney

Courtney
Age: 16
Grade: 11
School: Daniel Hale Williams Medical Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Spinach

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
I'm most excited for more learning experiences and growing more food.

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I'm very outgoing but shy at first.

Crystal

Crystal
Age: 16
Grade: 11
School: Perspectives Charter School

What's your favorite vegetable?
Cauliflower and carrots

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Growing my own food and to be able to share it with my family

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I'm very silly, I'm competitive when it comes to games, and I'm all around a fun person.

Darius

Darius
Age: 17
Grade: 12
School: Daniel Hale Williams Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Zucchini

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
The new fruits and getting used to new people and faces

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I dropped three songs on Facebook since last summer

Ethan

Ethan
Age: 15
Grade: 10
School: Kenwood Academy

What's your favorite vegetable?
Watermelon

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
I want to learn how to farm properly.

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I own my own gaming organization.

Evalyn

Evalyn
Age: 16
Grade: 12
School: Kenwood Academy

What's your favorite vegetable?
Corn

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Beekeeping

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
My favorite TV show is Supernatural.

Grace

Grace
Age: 15
Grade: Graduated
School: Ace Technical Charter Academy

What's your favorite vegetable?
Spinach

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Getting to grow crops

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I'm from Nigeria, Africa, and I skipped three grades.

Ja'born

Ja'born
Age: 15
Grade: 10
School: Daniel Hale Williams Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Corn

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
To learn new things and help others

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I love helping, and I am fun to be around.

Jania

Jania
Age: 15
Grade: 10
School: Daniel Hale Williams Medical Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Corn

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Some of the different types of things we are planting

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I like to learn new things about different topics.

Jerico

Jerico
Age: 18
Grade: Graduated
School: Daniel Hale Williams Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Greens

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
New experiences with new plants

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I'm cool, I can be funny at times, and I'm a great leader.

Joneshia

Joneshia
Age: 15
Grade: 10
School: Walter H. Dyett High School

What's your favorite vegetable?
Tomatoes

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Planting fruit

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I dance a lot. I'm really nice and am an understanding person to talk to, there's a lot you can relate to with me.

Kavale

Kavale
Age: 17
Grade: 12
School: Daniel Hale Williams Medical Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Collard greens

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Knowing new people

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I want to go skydiving.

Kayla

Kayla
Age: 17
Grade: 12
School: Lindblom Math and Science Academy

What's your favorite vegetable?
Sweet potatoes

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Selling vegetables at the market, seeing new faces

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I have a lot of nieces and nephews, but I don't like children.

Kendale

Kendale
Age: 18
Grade: Graduated
School: Daniel Hale Williams Medical Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Corn

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Going 4 for 4 at the farm

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
This will be my fourth year at the farm, and I am going to college in the fall to study construction and design.

Kierra

Kierra
Age: 14
Grade: 10
School: Walter H Dyett High School

What's your favorite vegetable?
Corn

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
I'm most interested in learning about the different plants that grow here.

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I can actually draw a bit and adapt to my environment quickly.

Makayla

Makayla
Age: 15
Grade: 10
School: Walter H. Dyett High School

What's your favorite vegetable?
Pineapples

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
The chance to learn how to grow crops and learn more about the food I eat

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I have really bad asthma and I'm not supposed to do much but it never stops me.

Mantrell

Mantrell
Age: 15
Grade: 11
School: Ace Technical Charter Academy

What's your favorite vegetable?
Broccoli

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Tasting new foods and growing new things

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I'm a very cool, mellow, funny person.

Miles

Miles
Age: 15
Grade: 10
School: Simeon Career Tech

What's your favorite vegetable?
Oranges

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Learning and earning money

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I was born in Spain.

Rachel

Rachel
Age: 17
Grade: 12
School: Daniel Hale Williams Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Carrots

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
I'm most interested in the field trips we will attend this summer and all the food/vegetables we will take home.

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I like to sing but I'm really shy about it and have stage fright.

Rhandi

Rhandi
Age: 18
Grade: Graduated
School: Daniel Hale Williams Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Sugar snap peas

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
To party with my new crew and my honey bees :)

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I will be going to college and majoring in biology in the fall. I have been at the farm all four years of high school, and I'm famous!

Rickia

Rickia
Age: 16
Grade: 11
School: Walter H Dyett High School

What's your favorite vegetable?
Scallions

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
I'm excited for the new plants and crops that we have on the farm this year, and the many new faces I'll see.

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I'm a dancer and want to study zoology in college.

Ryan

Ryan
Age: 16
Grade: 11
School: Daniel Hale Williams Prep

What's your favorite vegetable?
Collard greens

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Meeting new people and planting new things

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I love cutting the grass.

Sarah

Sarah
Age: 15
Grade: 11
School: Lindblom Math and Science Academy

What's your favorite vegetable?
Lettuce

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Everything, to be completely honest. But especially engaging with the community when we start selling the food we grow.

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I am an AVID movie watcher.

Shanya

Shanya
Age: 17
Grade: 12
School: Lindblom Math and Science Academy

What's your favorite vegetable?
Corn

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Even though I worked here last year, I'm still excited to learn about new vegetables so I can give more people a better description of the farm.

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I play rugby, and I'm in stage crew class at school.

Terriona

Terriona
Age: 15
Grade: 10
School: Walter H. Dyett High School

What's your favorite vegetable?
Corn

What are you most interested in/excited for this summer on the farm?
Snacks

What is a fun or surprising fact about you?
I'm loud but fun.