Young City Growers is a grassroots initiative focused on creating urban agriculture opportunities for youth in the Waterloo Region by:
- Providing urban youth and young adults with green-collar job opportunities.
- Promoting knowledge and skills of sustainable farming, environmental stewardship, local food systems, and entrepreneurial skills in operating a CSA micro-urban farm
- Building community capacity to address local food security and environmental issues
- Promoting food sovereignty in local culturally and economically diverse communities.