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

Gather and Grow 2018 – Chef Carlos Falcon
Chef-owner of Jarocho Pescados y Mariscos brings his culinary love letter to Veracruz, Mexico to the BoysGrow farm for a special one night supper
Date: August 26, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00pm
Gather and Grow 2018 – Chef Carlos Falcon
BoysGrow Farm Fest
The 2018 Fall Farm Festival ft. Lidia Bastianich is about
families enjoying food, drink and entertainment on
the BoysGrow farm as a vehicle to raise awareness and funding.
Date: September 23rd, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00pm

Contact for Sponsorship Information: staff@boysgrow.com

Tickets – BoysGrow Farm Fest 2018

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

 
Gather and Grow 2018 – Chef Carlos Falcon
Chef-owner of Jarocho Pescados y Mariscos brings his culinary love letter to Veracruz, Mexico to the BoysGrow farm for a special one night supper

Date: August 26, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00pm

Gather and Grow 2018 – Chef Carlos Falcon
BoysGrow Farm Fest
The 2018 Fall Farm Festival ft. Lidia Bastianich is about
families enjoying food, drink and entertainment on
the BoysGrow farm as a vehicle to raise awareness and funding.

Date: September 23rd, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00pm

Sponsorship information contact staff@boysgrow.com

Tickets – BoysGrow Farm Fest 2018 – Chef Lidia Bastianich

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

 

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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

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