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Start making plans now to get involved with Growing Healthy Schools Week October 15-20th. You can participate by planning a field trip to the Washington Youth Garden!

Growing Healthy Schools Week celebrates school gardens and farm to school programs throughout the District of Columbia. During the week, school staff will work with local non-profits, farms and chefs to coordinate inspiring activities aimed at engaging the broader community, increasing environmental literacy, building program capacity, and connecting students to their food.

Check out the Growing Healthy Schools Week website for a schedule of events, resources, and other ways to participate. 


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Apply now for our fall internships


The Washington Youth Garden is currently seeking two fall interns to support our communications efforts and 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.

Fall Communications Internship

Fall Garden Education Internship

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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.