The South Plains Food Bank, Inc. in Lubbock, Texas uses a 5.5-acre, chemical-free, urban farm as a setting to teach life skills and job skills to underserved teens. Our CSA program raises funds to pay youth to work on the farm during the summer. We produce a weekly newsletter for our shareholders, host an annual Friends and Family Day in May and offer tours and volunteer opportunities. In addition to wonderful, locally grown vegetables our shareholders have the added pleasure of getting to know and mentor our teenage farmers.
5.5-acre,chemical-free, urban farm run by underserved teens as a job skills and life skills training program.
Season: June through September
Type: single farm
# of Shares: 100
Full Share: $550/year for full share
1/2 Share: $325/ year
Work Req? No
We participate in the Second Saturday Downtown Art Market on the corner of 19th and Buddy Holly Ave.
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I have been involved as a share holder and with the teens that work at the GRUB farm for about 6 years. Not only does our family get wonderful locally grown food, but the number of teens that are served is impressive.... [more]