At the Girls Inc. Youth Farm, we give girls the tools to be strong, smart & bold by hiring them to do the meaningful work of growing food on our 9.5-acre plot in Frayser. At the farm, the girls will reap the rewards of growing healthy produce while engaging in social entrepreneurship, leadership and civic training with local leaders and through volunteer activities.

Want to be part of the Youth Farm? Apply today!

Our Girls Inc. Youth Farmers will become:

Strong: Healthy

  • Understanding healthy living in connection with ecology, food, and community
  • Re-defining and pre-defining “food” as primarily vegetables
  • Becoming aware of the correlation of  diabetes, heart disease, and obesity with hunger and
    nutrition

Smart: Educated

  • Developing academic and leadership skills  by running all aspects of their own community supported agricultural farm, farmers market, and resource center
  • Enhancing tactile skills, critical and systems thinking, and understanding of eco-systems management

Bold: Independent

  • Leading and engaging in civic and community activities
  • Developing confidence,  perseverance, and resiliency through learning crop design, farm management, crop harvest and marketing of fresh food
  • Reducing urban blight by creating a vibrant and beautiful community space
 
Youth Farmers 

Contact Us!

Miles Tamboli
Youth Farm Manager - Farm Operations
901-596-8571
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Kelsey Hoffman
Youth Farm Manager - Programs
901-596-8571

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Testimonials

I’ve always been good in school and loved being involved in Girls Inc. I participated in a collaborative program with Hatiloo Theatre and it was then I found my voice. I realized what I want to do…I want to act! Since having my eyes opened through this experience, I’ve been in 3 Hatiloo productions and 5 White Station High School productions. - Kelsie


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Girls Inc. of Memphis
Administrative Office
910 Vance Ave.
Memphis, TN 38126
901-523-0217
 
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