by Jonah Holland, Public Relations & Marketing Coordinator, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Last week I had the pleasure of meeting brothers Braden and Charlie Dolbec, young adults who come to the Garden as part of the Garden’s Vocational Program to gain workforce development skills and job training. Braden and Charlie work in the Children’s Garden each week, along with their […]
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By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden This weekend we celebrated Global Youth Service Day by planting kale and lettuce transplants that we started in the Children’s Garden greenhouse earlier this year. Our Service Learning Program volunteers helped us plant the vegetables in our newly established Youth Volunteer Display Garden. This garden consists of hollow log […]
By Nicki, Youth Programs Developer, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Job training for special needs youth has been expanding at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden through our Youth Vocational Program. The Vocational Program offers work experiences for special needs middle school and high school students who have vocational goals. Most of the young people participating in the […]