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ERIC Number: EJ1110377
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1053-8259
Long-Term Outcomes of an Urban Farming Internship Program
Sonti, Nancy Falxa; Campbell, Lindsay K.; Johnson, Michelle L.; Daftary-Steel, Sarita
Journal of Experiential Education, v39 n3 p269-287 Sep 2016
Long-term impacts of an urban farming youth internship were evaluated in Brooklyn, New York. Alumni surveyed 1 to 9 years after program completion were enrolled in college or graduate school at higher rates than their peers and reported connections to the environment and healthy eating. Participants reported learning job skills through the internship, including farming practices, time and money management, teamwork, and public speaking. In addition, participants reported an increased sense of responsibility, high levels of self-confidence, and strong connections with their community. The amount of time spent in the internship positively affected attitudes and behaviors regarding communication and decision-making.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)