About Us

Who We Are:
Young City Growers is a grassroots initiative focused on creating urban agriculture opportunities for youth in the Waterloo Region.

What we do:

  • Providing urban youth with summer employment opportunities
  • Providing youth entrepreneurial and leadership training skills
  • Increasing participants’ knowledge and skills of organic farming, environmental stewardship, local food systems, and entrepreneurial skills in operating a CSA micro-urban farm
  • Building community capacity to address local food security and environmental issues
  • Increasing the availability of culturally relevant locally grown food



Project Lead:

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Sponsoring Organization

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Land Partners:

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Supporting Organizations:

              Global-Logo-Updated            Vermont Park logo     wrcpc logo    region of waterloo public health logo          kw counselling logoecole l' harmonie logo           kwcf logo

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Young City Growers is Generously Funded By:


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