The summer has been flying by, and our SOOP interns are just past the halfway point in their internship experience. Over the past several weeks, they’ve been shoveling, planting, learning, networking, canvassing, and forming relationships, and it’s been amazing to watch them (and our gardens) grow!
We’re approaching the end of Week 2 of the SOOP program, and SMSJ’s been through some big changes. Our EDEN gardens are growing, and we’re not just talking about the vegetables! This week, I sat down with Julian, a 16-year old drama major at School of the Arts, and Randy, a 17-year-old UPrep student, to hear about what...
It’s been an exciting week here at SMSJ! Our SOOP interns have been busy working, learning, and making new connections, and our newest garden is about to get a lot bigger. Today I’m working with Shawn, a 16-year-old student at UPrep, and Josh, an 18-year-old Edison student, to bring you this week’s SOOP update.
On Monday, July 9th, 10 teenagers from across the city arrived at SMSJ to begin their summer internship experience in our EDEN gardens. Over the next 6 weeks, our interns will be working with us to maintain the gardens and share SMSJ’s vision of a happy, healthy, connected community with our Beechwood neighbors.