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Apply now for our summer internships


The Washington Youth Garden is currently seeking two 8-week summer interns to support our communications efforts and summer field trip program. Applications for these unpaid, part-time positions (10 hours) will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. See Idealist posts below for position descriptions and application information.

Summer Communications Internship    Position Filled

Summer Garden Education Internship

Growing Food...Growing Together


gfgt_photoGrowing Food... Growing Together is an interactive family gardening, nutrition education, and cooking program that happens right here, at the Washington Youth Garden. It is a great opportunity to bring yourself and your family out to the garden and into a learning community focused on healthy eating and food production.  We are now accepting family applications for this growing season, and we hope you join us!  For more information, go here .  Apply soon, it fills fast.

Seed to Supper Summer Employment Program - Accepting Applications


s2s 2010 aDo you want to gain hands-on knowledge about urban gardening, food systems, and nutrition?  Do you want a green job this summer?  Are you 15-18 years old?  If so, this year's Seed to Supper program might be for you!  For more information and to find out how to apply, go here .  We hope to see you in the garden!

Join our team: new job openings!


We currently have two positions open:

*position filled*

The Field Trip Coordinator (25 hrs/wk) will organize field trips, plan curriculum, publicize the program, and teach youth in the garden as part of our outreach educational program, SPROUT.  Full job description is here .

*position filled* 

The Garden Assistant (30 hrs/wk) will assist the Garden Manager with all aspects of growing and maintaining the vegetable, herb, fruit, and perennial plantings, as well as work with youth and volunteers.  Full job description is here .

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Reserve your field trip!

lettuce spiral small Bring your class out to the Washington Youth Garden this season for an educational field trip. SPROUT (Science Program Reaching OUT) trips are specifically designed to give your students a hands-on outdoor experience they'll remember.

Read more about our program here and register online here.

We are currently accepting reservations for trips beginning April 9, 2014.

Questions? Email us at or call 202-245-2709.