Food and Health
Human Community and Human Condition
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Participants
64
Hours
108
People Served
64

What is your wish for this project?

Watch Me Grow Ohio is a free agriculture and entrepreneurship program that provides disadvantaged youth with hands-on experience in agriculture and small business development.

How did it go?

Watch Me Grow Ohio was a much bigger success than we anticipated. The community was incredibly excited to join in with area youth as they learned first-hand how to plant, maintain, and harvest a vegetable garden. Produce was then taken to local farmer's markets and sold at our very own Watch Me Grow booth. In addition to produce, participants and volunteers made alpaca fleece nesting balls, hand-dyed using vegetables grown in the garden. They also cared for livestock by feeding, watering, a...read more