About the DIG Program
a youth-driven, urban farming leadership development program. Durham Inner-city Gardeners (DIG) empowers teens by teaching organic gardening, sound business practices, healthy food choices and food security values. The program emphasizes sustainable living and growing practices, ecological balance, and the natural recycling of organic materials for plant health and nourishment. DIG youth … read more
Thank you to everyone who applied this year to become a DIG gardener. The application process is now closed but save the date for next May when we are hiring again!
They are a NYC based organization devoted to supporting grass roots organizations that inspire self-reliance and community empowerment.
Graduating DIG year-round crew member, Kaleb Rodgers spoke to the crowd, sharing the impact being a part of SEEDS has had on him, and the insight he has gained over the past three years. The whole group was able to network with other recipients from around the country, learning from and sharing with each other.
They also had the opportunity to visit other Brooklyn community gardens and the Manhattan media-based youth group, Global Action Project.
Click here to view this inspiring video about this year’s WhyHunger’s Recipients.
For more information about the Durham Inner-city Program, please contact our DIG coordinator Leslie Simonds at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit DIG for fresh produce at the Durham Farmer’s Market in Durham Central Park on Saturdays, April-November.