June 8, 2015


Are you a student entering grades 9th-12th who wants to learn about gardening and growing your own food while helping to have a positive impact on our community? Apply today to join the ranks of this summer’s Student Garden Army at Youthlinks.

We will be planting, tending, harvesting, cooking, eating and selling garden produce. Along the way we will be learning more about leadership, nutrition, food systems and how to influence change in our community. All members of the SGA will earn money through sales of produce at their weekly farm stand.

Visit www.Youthlinksonline.org for further application information.

This 8 week intensive program runs from June 30th-August 20th, 8:00am-12:00pm Monday thru Thursday. Youthlinks is located at 420 Broadway in Rockland and the phone number is 594-2221.

Youthlinks is a proud program of Broadreach Family and Community Services. Learn more about who we are at: Broadreachmaine.org

June 19, 2014

Youthlinks Program Has Student Garden Army Opening

Youthlinks Farmstand

Youthlinks Director Kris Koerber announced that there are a few remaining openings for the June 30th – August 21st Student Garden Army.  This eight week program for high school students features a wide array of agricultural and culinary experiences including: planting seedlings, growing vegetables, maintaining and developing a garden, harvesting crops, and cooking and preparing healthy foods.




Kris Koerber shared, “This is a great way for high school students to gain leadership skills, make a positive impact on their community, and earn money through managing the farm stand sales.   It is a great experience that provides knowledge that will be useful throughout students’ lives.”




For more information about application for the School Garden Army, contact Kris Koerber at 594-2221 or at youthlinksonline.org. Youthlinks is a program of Broadreach Family & Community Services and is located at 420 Broadway in Rockland.  The program is free of charge for participating students.