Branch Out (Youth Educational Outreach)

Our Branch Out Program encompasses all of our year-round educational outreach experiences.  Branch Out focuses on serving youth, ages 5-21, who are facing barriers, but is open to all youth in our community.  Programming and activities can go on the road to serve young people where they learn, live, work, and/or find support, or can […]

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Enterprise Internship Program

The Enterprise Internship Program was launched in 2017. This program was created as a “next step” from our Leaf Out Program. Participants must have completed both the Youth Gardening and Leaf Out Programs to qualify for the Enterprise Internship Program. This program focuses on building upon the job and life skills learned in earlier programs. […]

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Leaf Out Program

Our Leaf Out program is a “next step” program for students, ages 14-18, who have completed at least one year of our Youth Gardening Program.  In Leaf Out, students fine-tune the job and life skills learned in the Youth Gardening Program by growing food to sell to local restaurants and at farmers markets, as well […]

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Loveland Plant A Row For The Hungry

In 1995, the Garden Writers Association began Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR), a national program where community members grow extra vegetables in their gardens to help feed the hungry in their area. Loveland Youth Gardeners initiated Loveland PAR in 2005. To date, the large community network that makes up Loveland PAR has contributed […]

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Youth Gardening Program

The Youth Gardening Program is our “flagship” program and where every participant must start. After completing a minimum of one summer with the Youth Gardening Program, participants may remain in YGP another season OR move up to the Leaf Out Program. The Youth Gardening Program serves teens (13-18) facing barriers to success in their lives […]

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