Upcoming events

  • 24 Oct 2017 9:00 AM
    220 E. Concordia Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • 25 Oct 2017 9:00 AM
    220 E. Concordia Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53212

YEP! YOUTH EDUCATION PROGRAM

Located at our beautiful Victory Garden Urban Farm, YEP! offers hands-on, inspiring, and fun experiences that help youth to learn about the food system, where food comes from, growing food, healthy eating habits, environmental practices, and much more. 

YEP! focuses on four main learning outcomes for youth:

  • Improved gardening skills
  • Improved perception of fruits and vegetables, soil, and the natural environment
  • Increased ability to work effectively in a group
  • Increased knowledge of food systems, nutrition, gardening, community, and the connections between these ideas

Scout Days

Scout Days are a farm experience that includes a tour of Victory Garden Initiatives Urban Farm, get your hands dirty activities, food system and garden based games, veggie tasting and much more. Scouts will connect to the source of their food while meeting partial badge requirements such as Gardening, Sustainability, Gardener, and many more. 

Scout Farm Days are 4-hour workshops offered on Saturdays. 

Cost: $5 per Scout / Adults are free

Check out the Calendar to register for your Scout Farm Day today!

If you would like to register for a private event on a different day (minimum of 10 Scouts), please contact Beverly via phone at 414-431-0888 or email at beverly@victorygardeninitative.org

FARM FIELD TRIP

A Farm Field Trip is a smell fresh air, get your hands dirty, learn something new, and fun-filled day. These 6-hour weekday workshops are offered at Victory Garden Urban Farm, located in Milwaukee. Visiting this beautiful, green oasis in the heart of the Harambee neighborhood provides the perfect setting for kids to connect with a local food source, learn about growing food, and enjoy activities that highlight nutritious and healthy eating while being outside. 

Cost: $8.00 per youth/ Adults are free
Check out the Calendar to register for your Farm Field Trip today!

If you would like to register for a private event on a different day (minimum of 10 youth), please contact Beverly via phone at 414-431-0888 or email at beverly@victorygardeninitative.org


YOUTH FARM INTERNSHIP

Youth interns will:

  • have a chance to get their hands dirty while being outside in the fresh air;

  • connect to a local food source while learning how their food grows;

  • taste vegetables and understand why they are nutritious for our bodies;

  • plant seeds and watch them grow throughout the summer;

  • create their own compost bin to use in their kitchen at home;

  • have fun while learning with games and activities

  • gain leadership experience and work ethic while harvesting food, pulling weeds, and participating in activities;

  • earn a weekly stipend (money) based upon hours and days worked.


These programs are made possible thanks to the generosity of our sponsors:

    


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