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Youth Crew at the Lincoln Farm
Youth Crew at the Lincoln Farm

Apply today for Seed Crew 2017! Application and Reference Form must be completed by March 13, 2017.

Find the online application here

Find the online reference form here.

We prefer to recieve Applications and Reference Forms online. If you would like to see the materials on paper before filling them out online or unable to fill out online, find PDF copies below. Applying on paper will not hurt your chances of being hired. 

Find the PDF application here

Find the PDF reference form here.

Seed Crew hires around 72 high school youth from diverse cultural, racial, economic, and geographic backgrounds to work on our urban and suburban farms in Lincoln, Boston, and on the North Shore. During the summer, youth work together to grow vegetables sustainably and distribute thousands of pounds of produce while developing important leadership, teamwork, diversity, and civic participation skills.

After working on our farms each morning, Seed Crew youth spend many afternoons participating in workshops that address a variety of issues, including sustainable agriculture, food access, social justice, or time in reflection. They also spend one day a week at a local hunger relief organization preparing and serving the produce that they have grown. Youth in Seed Crew are held to high standards of performance and behavior and earn a biweekly stipend for their work. 

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information about Seed Crew, please contact [email protected] or 781-259-8621 x23.

The Food Project is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

Tax ID: 04-3262532


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