Author Archives: Julie Zender

Full Season Reflections

Full Season Reflections

by Naomi Stern, Full Season Program Instructor, 2015 “You want to move where?!” was the classic response when I would tell my friends, family, or coworkers that I was about to move to Utah. For many of them they could not imagine the appeal of uprooting my life in California, moving to the desert, orContinue Reading

Kids Love Gardening-Who Knew!

Kids Love Gardening-Who Knew!

by Sarah Nechamen, Program Instructor, Summer/Fall 2015 Since I was 14 I’ve been involved in issues of local food and food justice, but I’d always been a bit wary of bringing kids into the mix. I knew that one of the best ways to change our food system was to start young, to teach kidsContinue Reading

Spring to Fall at the YGP

Spring to Fall at the YGP

by Julie Zender, 2014 Full Season Program Instructor Intern Walking to the Youth Garden Project on a brisk March morning, I remember feeling both nervous and excited for my first day as a Program Instructor Intern. The nerves faded quickly once I met the staff over a delicious breakfast and after playing a fruit andContinue Reading

Sami’s Season

Sami’s Season

by Sami Sedon, 2013  Program Instructor Intern Sami began interning at the Youth Garden Project in March 2013. When her 6 months was up, there happened to be an opportunity for her to stay on for the Fall. She joined us for another 3 amazing months! Read on about her heartfelt experience and stories fromContinue Reading

Fall Reflections

Fall Reflections

by Amelia Wurzburg, Fall Garden Classroom Educator Intern There are few things more infectious than the enthusiasm of children. I had the delightful opportunity to learn this lesson over and over again this fall at the Youth Garden Project. My first day teaching a lesson for our Garden Classroom program began with a beautiful early-fallContinue Reading

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