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Farm-Based Leadership Week this summer at Potomac Vegetable Farms

Potomac Vegetable Farms Purcellville location is offering a unique, five-day leadership week for young women ages 14-18 two weeks this summer, with final celebratory overnights on the farm.

July 24 – July 28 or July 30 – August 3 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

ROOT TO RISE activities led by a team of professional artists, scholars and farmers, will include:

  • Learn from leading women farmers
  • Collaboratively design and tend a permaculture garden
  • Cook farm-to-table meals
  • Unpack the human and ecological layers of the food system and production chain, from the food we eat, to the clothes we wear, through history, economics, ecology and politics
  • Explore the connection between soil and society, critically, creatively and experientially
  • Build your strength, power and observation through mindful movement practices, land art and nature skills
  • Meet new friends and build a community devoted to the future of this earth
  • Become a leader: Bold, aware and connected
  • Get your hands dirty. Root to rise!

Apply at: potomacvegetablefarms.com/r2rapplication

Questions? Email Julia@PotomacVegetableFarms.com or call (301) 748-8699

$300* (includes fresh farm lunches)

*Please pay what you can. PVF wants this program to be accessible to all young women. Contact Julia if the price is prohibitive. They will not turn anyone away due to lack of funds.

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