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San Luis Obispo
City Farm SLO Youth Programs
City Farm SLO supports youth through programs, such as the Youth Empowerment Program (YEP). Teenage participants in YEP participate in a wide range
of educational workshops and hands-on farming activities that provide enrichment and leadership development.
Visitors learn about the variety of educational programs and get to see the young people in action.
Workshops introduce students to diverse career opportunities in agriculture, financial literacy, public speaking, SMART Goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and anchored in a Time Frame), self-care, writing resumes, and STAR Interviews (Situation, Task, Action Result).
The YEP hands-on farming ac- tivities focus on regenerative farm- ing methods dealing with preparing the soil, fertilizing, transplanting, weeding, irrigation, field safety, and
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