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SUMMER 2021 YOUTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – WEEK 3: REFLECTIONS ON GRIT

SUMMER 2021 YOUTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – WEEK 3: REFLECTIONS ON GRIT

Tropical Storm Elsa couldn’t rain on Week 3 of the YIP. Despite the Monday holiday and a modified schedule on Thursday for the storm, the short week was still filled with lots of learning, teamwork, dedication and grit. We kicked off the week with lessons and garden work centered around compost. We were joined by […]

SUMMER 2021 YOUTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – WEEK 2: REFLECTIONS ON RESPONSIBILITY

SUMMER 2021 YOUTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – WEEK 2: REFLECTIONS ON RESPONSIBILITY

From memorable guests, engaging educational sessions and a Friday field trip that included farm friends of many species, including goats, cows, pigs, chickens and donkeys, Week 2 was one to remember.   Some highlights from the week included: Sustainable Agriculture & Soil Health lesson with Merideth Garrigan, Business Development Partner at Enlightened Soil Corp & Owner […]

Week 1: Welcoming our 2021 YIP Cohort and Reflections on Community

Week 1: Welcoming our 2021 YIP Cohort and Reflections on Community

The second year of our Youth Internship Program is officially underway and we are so excited to welcome eight new interns and four returning interns to our Summer 2021 cohort! Week 1 focused heavily on program orientation, helping our interns to learn more about what to expect from the summer and get to know each […]

What’s Growing at the Urban Farm in 2021?

What’s Growing at the Urban Farm in 2021?

In 2021, with some light ahead, we’re sowing seeds for another year of growth at Green Heart – and the Urban Farm at Enston Home is buzzing 🐝 with activity, at the center of it all. Minds. 50 students from two new partner schools – Charleston Catholic School & James Simons Montessori School – visit the farm […]

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On February 5, 2021
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Green Heart 10-year report

READ THE REPORT Green Heart Family: During the past fiscal year (2019-2020), we celebrated Green Heart’s 10-year anniversary. We have come a long way since a group of neighborhood volunteers and a 3rd grade class built a school garden outside of Mitchell Elementary School in 2009. We now work with 13 school partners across the […]

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On December 18, 2020
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