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Garden City Harvest builds community through agriculture by growing produce with and for people with low-incomes, offering education and training in ecologically conscious agriculture, and using our sites for the personal restoration of youth and adults. Learn more about our Community Gardens and Neighborhood Farms.

 

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Missoula teens learn farming while reaping personal growth

Missoulian, article by Keila Szpaller, photos by Tom Bauer, 10/26/2014

In the beginning, Karrina Campos didn’t look like a farmer at all, not in her shiny black boots and snug jeans.

Snow covered the earth then, and the farm didn’t look like one either. The mottled blanket of gray gave the land a bleak and barren look, and there was little hint that come summer, the swath of the Rattlesnake Valley would undergo a glorious transformation. Read More. . .

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Many Youth Harvest students call Willard Alternative High home

Missoulian, article by Keila Szpaller, photos by Tom Bauer, 10/26/2014

Skyler Villwock was bullied at a traditional high school for his weight and his speech impediment. His brother had gone to Willard Alternative High School, and Villwock’s mom recommended he enroll there, too.

“Going to Willard changed our lives. I’m kind of glad my mom knew about Willard,” Villwock said. Read more. . .

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Former Youth Harvest project crew member returns as intern to work with teens

Missoulian, article by Keila Szpaller, photos by Tom Bauer, 10/19/2014

Hannah Ellison worked in the Youth Harvest Project of Garden City Harvest in 2006. This year, she returned to the farm to do an internship as part of her University of Washington studies in Law, Societies and Justice. Read more. . .

 

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Missoula Youth Harvest Project connects teens to community

Missoulian, article by Keila Szpaller, photos by Tom Bauer, 10/25/2014

The panel truck named "Big Red" backed up to the barn on the PEAS Farm, its rear doors open wide to receive a bounty of vegetables. Read more. . .

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Missoula Youth Harvest crew member’s agricultural work assigned through drug court

Missoulian, article by Keila Szpaller, photos by Tom Bauer, 9/8/2014

Editor’s note: This year, the Missoulian has a reporter and photographer spending time with the Youth Harvest program of Garden City Harvest, a nonprofit with a mission to build community through agriculture. Today, we start weekly profiles of the crew members and leaders who are working on the PEAS Farm.

On the one hand, Cameron Bartlett will tell you he hated his job on the PEAS Farm.

“It sucks. The only good part, I think, is the money, and they need to pay us more,” said Bartlett, 16. Read more then watch the video.

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Youth Harvest crew member feeling at home, dishing up tasty food

Missoulian, article by Keila Szpaller, photos by Tom Bauer, 8/31/2014

Editor’s note: This year, the Missoulian has a reporter and photographer spending time with the Youth Harvest program of Garden City Harvest, a nonprofit with a mission to build community through agriculture. Today, we start weekly profiles of the crew members and leaders who are working on the PEAS Farm.

When Karrina Campos got home a couple weeks ago, her mom was cooking pork chops. She wasn’t sure what to make as side dishes, but the daughter had a plan. Read more, then watch the video.

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Missoula Youth Harvest 'outsider' says program instills open dialogue, respect for differing opinions

Missoulian, article by Keila Szpaller, photos by Tom Bauer, 8/24/2014

Editor’s note: This year, the Missoulian has a reporter and photographer spending time with the Youth Harvest program of Garden City Harvest, a nonprofit with a mission to build community through agriculture. Today, we start weekly profiles of the crew members and leaders who are working on the PEAS Farm.

Nathaniel “Nate” Charles shot his first elk at the age of 12, and in some ways, he was the odd man out this year with the Youth Harvest program. Read more then watch the video.

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Youth Harvest member stocks veggies, helped design custom garden for Missoula Food Bank

Missoulian, article by Keila Szpaller, photos by Tom Bauer, 8/17/2014

Editor’s note: This year, the Missoulian has a reporter and photographer spending time with the Youth Harvest program of Garden City Harvest, a nonprofit with a mission to build community through agriculture. Today, we start weekly profiles of the crew members and leaders who are working on the PEAS Farm.

Katelyn Cox was born and raised in Missoula, and when she was growing up, she and her family visited the Missoula Food Bank for groceries. Read more then watch the video.

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PEAS Farm crew leader says work environment instills sense of community, work ethic

Missoulian, article by Keila Szpaller, photos by Tom Bauer, 8/10/2014

Editor’s note: This year, the Missoulian has a reporter and photographer spending time with the Youth Harvest program of Garden City Harvest, a nonprofit with a mission to build community through agriculture. Today, we start weekly profiles of the crew members and leaders who are working on the PEAS Farm.

Jesse Linton remembers the first time he walked onto the PEAS Farm, his impression of its vastness. . . Read more.


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