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Programming for Teens


The TTCF Youth Program

The TTCF Youth Program is strategically important for the growth of the farm in the context of community building. The roles and activities the youth participate in shows characteristics of future leaders through their:

In other words, TTCF cannot exist without the youth leadership. Help us grow this incredible program by donating towards our $10,000 goal.  This funding supports all program supply costs, guest teachers and provides stipends so that youth are compensated for the 75 hours they each contribute towards meeting program goals.


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Projects and Partnerships

The Transplanting Traditions Youth Program has been built from the ground up by the youth involved. Check out some of their past work by clicking the links below:


Audio Bites: Short Stories on Culture & Foodways from Burma  

2018 ReFraming Food: Policy and Poetry Event

Young Food Justice Leaders Speak Out, Civil Eats

Transplanted Traditions: From Southeast Asia to North Carolina

The Story of 3 Farmers

Food as Community Change: North Carolina Youth are Local Food Heroes

Hear From Our Partners


The Youth group at Transplanting Traditions is all about possibilities in the face of challenges. These youth honor where they have come from, seek out current leadership opportunities, and make change in their community. The entire youth group at TT has done amazing documentary work with elders around foodways and culture: audio work, photography, and video. They host dinners and lead tours at the farm and they help run the farmers market stands, creating avenues for the broader community to understand their culture. The youth support each other.” ~ CEFS Food Youth Initiative program




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