We Celebrate 12 Graduates from our Youth Environmental Academy this Summer

We Celebrate 12 Graduates from our Youth Environmental Academy this Summer
This month we had 12 youth graduate from our summer Youth Environmental Academy. Our youth had their first green job, supporting our farmers’ markets and Farm Fresh Choice stands. Through our environmental literacy curriculum, they learned about renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, resource recovery, water management, and green job career paths. Lastly, we had lots of… Read more »

We’re Hiring for a New Position: Youth Development Program Manager

We're Hiring for a New Position: Youth Development Program Manager
The Ecology Center is seeking a highly committed youth development professional to lead and expand our efforts to empower the next generation of environmental leaders. Our youth come from communities most impacted by poverty as well as environmental and heath disparities. The Program Manager will build on over ten years of vibrant youth food justice… Read more »

Youth Food Justice Leader Johnathan Hill Shares His Experience at Rooted in Community Conference

Youth Food Justice Leader Johnathan Hill Shares His Experience at Rooted in Community Conference
Johnathan Hill, a site coordinator at the Ecology Center’s Farm Fresh Choice produce stands for over three years now, recently concluded his summer with an amazing experience: working on the formation of a youth-led, national movement advocating for food justice. Johnathan attended the Rooted in Community conference during the final week of July, and since… Read more »