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 and young adults with green-collar job opportunities.
  • Promoting knowledge and skills of sustainable 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
  • Promoting food sovereignty in local culturally and economically diverse communities.



Project Lead:

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Sponsoring Organization

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Land Partners:

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Supporting Organizations:

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Young City Growers is Generously Funded By:

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