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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

DIG Announcements

As the summer approaches, DIG is readying for a busy, blooming season. This includes recruiting more DIG youth to the crew and finding an Assistant Coordinator! If you know a young adult between 14-18 years old in your community who is interested in learning about organic gardening, sound business practices, healthy food choices and food security values, they should apply!  The summer 2014 DIG applications are available here.

DIG is also seeking a talented Assistant Coordinator with youth and leadership experience for 20-25 hours a week. That job description can be found here

If you have any questions about either position, email DIG Coordinator Leslie Simonds at LSimonds@seedsnc.org.

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Click here to view this inspiring video about this year’s WhyHunger’s Recipients.

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For more information about the Durham Inner-city Program, please contact our DIG coordinator Leslie Simonds at lsimonds@seedsnc.org

Visit DIG for fresh produce at the Durham Farmer’s Market in Durham Central Park on Saturdays, April-November.