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Green Teen is a youth development and job skills program that uses gardening as a tool to engage young people in their communities.

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Your help is needed to restore funding to the CCEDC Green Teen Program

I wish that I was announcing our annual photo show, a mobile market event, or our newest salsa but, I am writing you asking for your help. For the past three years the Green Teen

funding from the county has been in jeopardy. Last year’s budget cuts led

to the closing of the Poughkeepsie site as well as the elimination of 3 staff

positions. This year it looks like the whole program is in danger of

being eliminated. The Green…


Posted on November 8, 2010 at 4:50pm

50% Cut Proposed for 4-H/Green Teen



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The County Executive has released his budget for 2010, which reflects a *nearly $500,000 (50%) cut* in county funding for your Cornell Cooperative Extension… Continue

Posted on November 7, 2009 at 3:13pm — 4 Comments

The Green Teen Community Gardening Program is Hiring in Beacon and Poughkeepsie


The Green Teen Community Gardening Program is hiring for two full time positions- one in Beacon and one in Poughkeepsie.

If you are interested and would like to apply please send your resume to Leah Cadwallader at

If you have questions about the position please contact Helanna Bratman at

Please see the following position description for more information.

Spread the word. Thanks!

Cornell Cooperative Extension Dutchess… Continue

Posted on May 21, 2009 at 10:38am

The Green Teen Community Gardening Program is hiring!

Summer Youth Program Educator wanted in Beacon and Poughkeepsie, NY for youth development and gardening program. Work 40 hrs/wk, some weekends and evenings. (Pay is $13.05/ hour, position is temporary- late June- late August.)

The Green Teen Community Gardening Program is a job and life-skills development program that uses farming and gardening as a tool to engage and empower at-risk youth in urban communities.

During the summer, Green Teen hires two crews of 9 teenagers,… Continue

Posted on March 31, 2009 at 12:04pm

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At 6:10pm on July 19, 2009, Kelly Kingman said…
Hi Green Teens! I saw a flyer for Common Greens at Zuzu's - please make sure to post the locations/times in Events, too! Thanks, Kelly
At 8:42am on May 4, 2009, Ray Fusco said…
You have a great program. I loved the "honk if you like veggies" sign. It should go back up!

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