Category Archives: Garden

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

It’s Moments Like These…

It’s Moments Like These…

by Jess Oldham, 2013-2014 Garden Manager.  I was at the garden one Saturday early in the Summer working alongside one of our fabulous volunteers. We were planting tomato transplants and sweet potato slips, blabbing about all things gardening in Moab. At one point, we were hidden in the hoop house behind the golden currant bushes andContinue Reading

Goodbye, Beetle

Goodbye, Beetle

Part 1 of the 2012 Summer Camp Great Story Series by Maddy Stokes, Summer Camp Instructor Intern The deeper life lessons wrapped up in the YGP Summer Camp became all too apparent on one particularly Tuesday… It started out during a classic morning bug hunt where four or five children leaned over the knee-height cementContinue Reading

Cilant-Grow

Cilant-Grow

by Jen Parker Before my time spent at the Youth Garden Project, I had little garden experience but an ever-growing eagerness to learn.  The organization itself was intriguing to me as it exemplified growth in the garden as well as the community through engaging hands-on activities.  Throughout my time here, everything about the garden andContinue Reading

Summer Camp 2012

Summer Camp 2012

Summer Camp 2012 Summer is flying by at the Youth Garden Project! While the heat won’t be missed, our weeks with our Summer Campers will be. Our time with campers is dwindling down with nearly 6 weeks of camps beneath our belts. The children have done so many wonderful things with the help of aContinue Reading

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