South Plains Food Bank GRUB Farm

Lubbock, Texas
Family Farm

South Plains Food Bank GRUB Farm

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.

Listing last updated on Feb 12, 2014

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

Since:  2001

# of Shares:  100

Full Share:  $550/year for full share

1/2 Share:  $325/ year

Work Req?  No

Schedule and Location:

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]

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