|Teen Ag Program|
The Wolfe's Neck Farm Teen Ag Crew spends the Maine growing season cultivating a foundation of skills vital to any small-scale farming operation. In addition to supplying much needed fresh local produce to food banks in our region, the Crew members participate in educational opportunities around the state of Maine; they visit and learn from local farmers, tour Maine's food relief systems, volunteer at food pantries and participate in leadership trainings.
In the pilot year, 2012, the Four Teen Ag Crew Members:
"The Teen Ag Program from Wolfe's Neck Farm has been a godsend for our Food Pantry. During the Summer of 2012 the teens delivered fresh produce weekly and it was of the highest quality – it was evident that the quality and quantity was a real source of pride for those kids." ~ Sue Mack, Family Services Coordinator for Freeport Community ServicesFollow the Wolfe's Neck Farm Teen Ag Crew on Facebook!
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In 2012, the pilot year of the Teen Ag Program was completely supported by the generous grants and donations from the following funders: The Horizon Foundation, The Environmental Funders Network, The Northeast Agricultural Education Foundation, Farm Credit Northeast AGEnhancement, The Maine Community Foundation as well as private donors to the Maine Coast Heritage Trust and Wolfe's Neck Farm.