Raíces de Cambio (Roots of Change)

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Norris Square Neighborhood Project

2024 School-year hours: Tuesdays and Fridays, 4pm - 6pm 2024 Summer hours: Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am - 4pm; Saturdays (Farm Stand) 10am - 1pm

The Raíces program is an apprenticeship program that teaches youth urban agriculture practices, food justice, and the cultural impacts of urban green spaces. The program aims to prepare young people for entry-level positions in horticulture or agriculture and teach them about Puerto Rican history and indigenous Taíno gardening practices. program utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to youth leadership, development, and power. Students run a farm stand on Saturdays with the produce they have grown. TheRaíces de Cambio apprentices are paid hourly, and spaces for this unique opportunity are limited. If you are interested in enrolling, please contact Evelyn Matos (evelyn@myneighborhoodproject.org).

Community Garden, Farm, Other (Community Site)
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