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Empowering Youth, Nourishing Community

Meet two award-winning nonprofits that offer youth excellent opportunities for growth while developing valuable hands-on skills in food and farming. "Food, What?!" is a youth- empowerment and food justice organization that uses sustainable agriculture and health education to grow healthy and resilient teens. Low-income and struggling youth in Santa Cruz County participate in internships, summer job training, peer-to-peer education, and community events on the FoodWhat farm. At the Teen Kitchen Project, teens gain skills in cooking as they  learn about community service and the impact of their food choices. They prepare delicious, healthy meals that are delivered free to community members dealing with serious illness. TKP operates out of commercial kitchens in Soquel and Watsonville and sources ingredients from local organic farms. 

Track and Session Info

Track: 
Activists
Session: 
A | 8:30 am

Date and Location

Location: 
Evergreen
Day: 
Thursday
Presenter(s): 

Same Time

Track:
Activists
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Heather
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Merrill
Track:
Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Chapel
Track:
Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Oak Shelter
Track:
Social Justice Advocacy & Cultural Diversity
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Acacia
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Scripps
Track:
Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Fred Farr
Track:
Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Nautilus
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Track:
Activists
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Oak Shelter
Track:
Seasoned Farmers & Ranchers
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Kiln
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Chapel
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Heather
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Evergreen
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Nautilus
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Fred Farr
Date:
Oct 12 2016
Location:
Scripps

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