'Green Youth Farm' on Serious Eats

Meet & Eat: Eliza Fournier, Green Youth Farm in Chicago

Chicago Botanical Garden's Green Youth Farm is a novel program takes more than 60 high school students and teaches them the skills of operating and growing crops on a small farm. They learn team-building skills, participate in community service projects, and get to eat lots of tasty, tasty fresh produce. I spoke with Eliza Fournier, the manager of community gardening, to get a better sense of why and how this organization makes such a big impact on its community. More

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