Reflections from Rosey, Youth Leader in Agriculture

Reflections from Rosey, Youth Leader in Agriculture

By Rosey F., Youth Leader in Agriculture Staunton High School, Class of 2022 Going back out into the world after the COVID-19 lockdowns was scary. Being pulled into a “new normal” was very hard for me, and I felt as if my life was turned upside down. The isolation...
Youth Leader Spotlight: Garrett

Youth Leader Spotlight: Garrett

By Garrett P., 2021 Youth Leader in Ag (Summer Youth Staff), Staunton High School ’23 Project GROWS is a really nice experience. I would recommend it to anyone who likes to be outside in nature—you can learn about all the different plants and when to harvest and plant...
Youth Leader Spotlight: Kyra

Youth Leader Spotlight: Kyra

By Kyra H., 2021 Youth Leader in Ag (Summer Youth Staff), Staunton High School ’23 After getting major spine surgery and relearning how to walk, I wouldn’t have expected myself to start working at a farm. I love the environment here. Everyone is so respectful of...
Youth Leader Spotlight: Seth

Youth Leader Spotlight: Seth

By Seth Z., 2021 Youth Leader in Ag (Summer Youth Staff), Staunton High School ’22 I began this job at the beginning of June with my fellow staff. I feel I have developed some important skills for farming and in general. Although it is a paid job, it can sometimes...
Youth Leader Spotlight: Rosie

Youth Leader Spotlight: Rosie

By Rosie C., 2021 Youth Leader in Ag (Summer Youth Staff), Fort Defiance High School ’22 Growing plants has always been an interest of mine since I started keeping a small backyard garden with my mom when I was younger. I heard about Project GROWS by attending a...