Know Our Grower: Spark-Y Youth Farm

  • Friendship Store

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Know Our Grower is an opportunity to connect shoppers with the talented group of local farmers producing our food and sample recipes that allow their flavors to shine.

Spark-Y serves its mission of youth empowerment through three branches: school programs, an annual internship, and an urban agriculture lab. Collectively, these branches serve over 1,000 youth annually. Spark-Y imparts concepts of sustainability and entrepreneurship through hands-on projects such as aquaponics, vermicomposting, greenhouse farming, mushroom cultivation, and more.

Stop by the Friendship store Sunday, June 25 from noon-3 p.m. to chat with folks from Spark-Y Youth Farm and to sample their microgreens, spinach, and sorrel.

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