The Green Power program provides teens with the opportunity to grow food, care for animals, mentor younger children, volunteer in the community, cook fresh food, work hard and have fun!
Check out all the cool things the teens did Summer 2012! And keep an eye out for the chance to join the Green Power Summer 2013 Crew!
While it’s not quite Fall, the air has certainly turned brisk and Summertime fun has been replaced with Back-to-School excitement. Here at Land’s Sake, we particularly notice the change of seasons as weeks of Green Power give-way to After School Programs, and constant harvesting and weeding in the heat segues […]
Tuesday was a classic day at the farm. The final group of this season’s Green Power students were busily working in the front garden, helping to harvest and keep our fields looking great. Land’s Sake farmers were busily washing and packing the day’s harvest and setting out berries and tomatoes […]
Fresh-picked English Pea Soup and Farm-grown Black Bean Burritos with Arugula Pesto may sound like something you might find on the menu at a hip farm-to-fork restaurant in the city, or perhaps written up in the latest Food column on the New York Times. For the past couple of weeks, […]
These are the principles that inform and guide our Summer Programs here at Land’s Sake. Whether packing meals at Community Servings for chronically-ill recipients or seeding radishes for the weekly Community Lunch on the farm, the teens of Green Power and the children of Farm & Forest Explorers are not […]
As the vegetables in the fields grow, Land’s Sake’s staff of farmers and educators increase too, bringing with them their passion for completing the rigorous work it takes to fulfill our mission and reach our seasonal goals. Each member of our team has been inspired in some way to heed […]
I’m not sure of how I managed to find myself in this position after 15 years of working in gardens and on farms, but until now, I’ve somehow escaped having to bear witness to the wrath of the woodchuck. For years, when customers asked for my advice about how to […]
“I think it’s so cool that you make so much of what you use here. It’s just really cool.” This was just a piece of my conversation with a teen volunteer last week while repairing a compost bin in the Education Garden, and a sure sign that things are off […]