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Growing Food and Sustainability has been running a Youth Farm program for three years. This year we are transitioning to a cooperative model! We are looking for people to join our team of volunteer cooperative members who are excited about … Continue reading
Thanks to the 11 families who took a risk and joined GFS for our first (and not last!) CSA season! Here’s a visual wrap-up of all of the produce our members enjoyed this season, plus a list of all of … Continue reading
Ranondo Hi I’m Ranondo. I want everyone who reads this to know my mom is a single parent who has been taking care of me my whole life and she’s the person who’s been there through good and bad times. … Continue reading
We just finished week 3 of our very first CSA (Community Support Agriculture) program ever! Take a look at what our 11 CSA members have enjoyed so far this summer, plus recipe ideas for you to try at home! Week … Continue reading
Peter Peter is from Rockford, Illinois. He is a recent graduate of Edgewood College with a Biology degree with an environmental studies minor. When not at the GFS youth farm he is most likely cooking at New Orleans Take Out … Continue reading
We just wrapped-up the second week of our internship program, and we have a great team in the making! 9 wonderful interns will be working with Growing Food and Sustainability this summer. Meet 3 of our new interns below! Sara … Continue reading