Skills for the future.

Each summer, 30 youth ages 14 -16 commit to a 2 year position working on the BoysGrow farm. As is often the first payed job for the boys, they learn to work together and develop core vocational skills that are applicable in the market like culinary arts, construction, farming, marketing, and public speaking. Through farming and agriculture the boys gain pride, identity, discipline, and an understanding of the business world.
Learn more about the program   Apply for 2017

Skills for the future.

Each summer, 25 youth ages 14 -16 commit to a 2 year position working on the BoysGrow farm. As is often the first payed job for the boys, they learn to work together and develop core vocational skills that are applicable in the market like culinary arts, construction, farming, marketing, and public speaking. Through farming and agriculture the boys gain pride, identity, discipline, and an understanding of the business world.
Learn more about the program    Apply for 2017

 

Producing Entrepreneurs.

Each class works through the obstacles of bringing a unique culinary product to market. From seed to sale, BoysGrow youth grow, harvest, package, and pitch their delicious ketchups, hot sauces, and other creations. Six BoysGrow products have made it to the shelves of our Kansas City grocery stores.
Learn more and find BG Products near you

Producing Entrepreneurs.

Each class works through the obstacles of bringing a unique culinary product to market. From seed to sale, BoysGrow youth grow, harvest, package, and pitch their delicious ketchups, hot sauces, and other creations. Six BoysGrow products have made it to the shelves of our Kansas City grocery stores.
Learn more and find BG Products near you

 

Help us grow.

We’ve seen 108 young men walk onto a farm and leave two years later knowing what it’s like to earn a wage. Most of our youth now dream of becoming local chefs, local farmers, local business owners, and most importantly, have the vocational and soft skills they need to achieve these dreams. John and staff along with the help of our sponsors and board members dedicate their time to the non-profit to achieve this for every BoysGrow youth. We’re trying to farm entrepreneurs as much as plants. Join the cause.
Learn how to sponsor a youth

Help us grow.

We’ve seen 108 young men walk onto a farm and leave two years later knowing what it’s like to earn a wage. Most of our youth now dream of becoming local chefs, local farmers, local business owners, and most importantly, have the vocational and soft skills they need to achieve these dreams. The BoysGrow staff along with the help of our sponsors and board members dedicate their time to the non-profit to achieve this for every BoysGrow youth. We’re trying to farm entrepreneurs as much as plants. Join the cause.
Learn how to sponsor a youth


1st Annual Fall Farm Festival!

September 17th | 12 – 4pm


Join us for our newest event with food by local restaurants, a Bier Garden, D.J., Face Painting, Petting Zoo, and Bouncehouse on our beautiful 10 acre BoysGrow farm.
Learn more   Get Tickets

1st Annual Fall Farm Festival!

September 17th | 12 – 4pm


Join us for our newest event with food by local restaurants, a Bier Garden, D.J., Face Painting, Petting Zoo, and Bouncehouse on our beautiful 10 acre BoysGrow farm.
Learn more   Get Tickets


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