Healthy Lunch with the Green Youth Farm

Julie McCaffrey —  August 23, 2012 — Leave a comment

Meet Dredd and Cornell from the Green Youth Farm in Washington Park and learn a little about what they and 22 other high school students did this summer.

Green Youth Farm is an urban agriculture program of the Chicago Botanic Garden, teaching students the value of healthy, local food and hard work and exposing them to careers in the rapidly growing local and sustainable food economy. Each Tuesday this summer, a crew from one of the farms cooked lunch for the other students in the program to enjoy together in North Chicago after a hard (and fun) work day.

Meet the rest of this year’s Washington Park farmers: chicagobotanic.org/greenyouthfarm/dyett/bios12.

Julie McCaffrey

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Julie McCaffrey is media relations manager at the Chicago Botanic Garden and is responsible for promoting the Garden's programs and events through traditional and social media. Julie holds a B.A. in English from Northern Illinois University and an M.S. in Communications from Northwestern University.

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