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SUMMER 2021 YOUTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – WEEK 4: REFLECTIONS ON SUSTAINABILITY

SUMMER 2021 YOUTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – WEEK 4: REFLECTIONS ON SUSTAINABILITY

Time sure is flying by — can you believe we’re halfway through our summer Youth Internship Program?! We are so proud of everything our interns have accomplished these past four weeks and know there’s still so much to be done before the end of the program. During Week 4, we took a deep dive into […]

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 […]

Partnership Highlight: Pinnacle Financial Partners

Partnership Highlight: Pinnacle Financial Partners

Earlier this summer, Pinnacle Financial Partners partnered with our inaugural paid Youth Internship Program as the 2020 Career Preparedness Sponsor. The Career Preparedness pillar includes hands-on, work-based learning for Youth Interns in the business of managing food production and sales at the Urban Farm at Enston Home in Downtown Charleston. The curriculum also includes educational sessions on workplace […]

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On August 6, 2020
In Education, Sponsors, Urban Farm Updates