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LEADERSHIP INTERNSHIP 2

 

Leading For Justice: Food Sovereignty & Urban Farming

June 4 - Sep. 10, 2022

$9.50 / hour

This internship will help you answer questions like "How does the food system work--and what's wrong with it?" "How can gardening help communities not just survive but thrive?"  "How do plants grow and how can I take care of them?"  "How can I pass on my knowledge to younger people and advocate for food justice in my neighborhood?"

Dates: Mar. 14 - May 8, 2022

APPLICATIONS OPEN

Dates: Saturday, June 4, 2022

Focus: Learning TGG values and co-creating Community Agreements , cultivating a sense of belonging, and exploring what it means to "lead for justice."

ORIENTATION

Required Workshop 

(2 dates: 4/23 or 5/17)

We'll help you complete all the required tax and employment documents and make sure you have a bank account and required work permit (if you're under 16)!  Find out more here.

Try again in 2023!

INTERNSHIP

Dates: June 4  - Aug. 12, plus Aug. 20, Aug. 27, and Sep. 3 (Sats.)

Days/times: M/T/Th/F in-person days per week until Aug. 12, then in-person Saturdays once school resumes

 

Topics & Experiences:

  • Understanding how food insecurity can turn into food sovereignty

  • Contrasting America's industrialized food system that is focused on processing, profit, and waste

  • Agricultural training: seeding, transplanting, mulching, harvesting, plant identification, medicinal plants, and much more!

  • Leading “Mids Grow Greens,” a 4-day summer experience for middle school students to teach them about food justice,  agriculture, and community change

  • Building a resume and developing

  • professional skills

  • Leading orientation for Internship 3 interns (Sep. 3)