They say from small seedlings grow mighty oaks. But in the case of Youth Village’s expanded community garden program, this growth is more than just a metaphor. It’s a real life example of social innovation in action!
The young men at the county detention center facilitated through Youth Village Foundation are busy planting the seeds in their own community garden complete with lettuce, squash, beans, tomatoes and much more. As part of a culinary arts program, they are learning about food from seed to table. This year, DSVP partners have approached Youth Village to expand the program and help grow the food for the upcoming bigBANG! as part of the community garden buffet at the June 10 event. Read More!