The East New York Farms! Project, a program of United Community Centers, runs an intensive 9- month internship program for local youth ages 13-18 in Brooklyn, NY. Interns grow food in community gardens using sustainable methods, collaborate with adult gardeners to run two farmers' markets, and participate in workshops to help them understand the context of their work. Youth who participate in the program must live or go to school in East New York, a historically marginalized community of color in Brooklyn. The goal of this alumni evaluation is to understand participant outcomes, attitudes, and behaviors after taking part in the ENYF internship. An online and print survey was administered by ENYF staff to alumni who had participated in the program for at least 3 months and who had been out of the program for at least one year. The resulting quantitative and qualitative data were analyzed by USDA Forest Service research staff.

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