Lennox Island farmers’ market run entirely by youth to launch in August – CBC

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Lennox Island farmers’ market run entirely by youth to launch in August – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 29, 202222 Views

Jul 28, 2022

Youth will learn entrepreneurial and gardening skills as part of pilot program

A new farmers’ market run entirely by Indigenous youth is slated to open in Lennox Island, P.E.I., later this summer.

The market will be the culmination of a six-week pilot program meant to teach Indigenous youth entrepreneurial and gardening skills.

The pilot is the result of a partnership between the Ulnooweg Education Centre, an organization that delivers educational programs for Indigenous communities, and the Lennox Island Greenhouse.

“The youth have class time where they’re learning about things like financial literacy,” said Kayla Cruikshank, the market’s coordinator.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-lennox-island-youth-farmers-market-1.6534678

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