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Youth Internship Program — Week 4: Reflections on Commitment

Youth Internship Program — Week 4: Reflections on Commitment

Whoaaa, we’re halfway there! Last week marked the midpoint of Green Heart’s very first summer Youth Internship Program, and our crews were hard at work learning about biodiversity & insects; analyzing food labels and whipping up a seasonal succotash with CCSD Nutrition Services’ Registered Dietitian Kerrie; and making some serious progress building raised beds at […]

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On July 13, 2020
In Urban Farm Updates

Youth Internship Program — Week 3: Reflections on Service

Youth Internship Program — Week 3: Reflections on Service

Our Youth Internship Program made the jump into July this week, working hard at their personal goals, building the Urban Farm at Enston Home in the heat of the Charleston summer, diving deeper into topics of compost, hunger & homelessness, group dynamics & conflict management — overall finding their groove as a cohort. Read on […]

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On July 6, 2020
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Youth Internship Program- Week 2: Reflections on Responsibility

Youth Internship Program- Week 2: Reflections on Responsibility

During the second week of our Youth Internship Program, our Crew Members continued to show some serious determination and grit as temperatures warmed up and the Urban Farm build began. Our featured intern Jayla took over our Instagram feed to give an inside look at our interns’ week and had the following thoughts to share […]

When “little by little” becomes A LOT of progress

When “little by little” becomes A LOT of progress

July 24, 2020 – Build Updates From the Farm After years of planning & design, months of formalizing partnerships & permits, and weeks of site prep, our construction site at the William Enston Home is beginning to look like a FARM! This month marked the beginning of our demanding build schedule, which has accurately been […]

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On July 24, 2020
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!Under Construction!

!Under Construction!

June 26, 2020 – Build Updates From the Farm The past two weeks have been huge for the Urban Farm at Enston Home Project, which we are thrilled to say is officially UNDER CONSTRUCTION! In mid-June, build partner James White Construction sent their team out to brave the wet conditions, and complete the site prep […]