Growing, Preparing, Mentoring, Empowering

The Plant to Plate Internship Program mentors, empowers, and prepares high school students to enhance their skills and advance their employment opportunities through training in organic gardening and the culinary arts.

Plant To Plate Offers An Integrated Experience That Builds Job And Life Skills, Fosters Resilience, And Engenders Meaningful Engagement In The Fight Against Climate Change.


Our Plant To Plate Interns . . .

  • Cultivate enduring life skills (e.g., effective communication, nutritious food preparation, money management, self-reliance).
  • Enhance skill sets for seeking, securing, and thriving in work opportunities
  • Foster professional aptitude and skills (e.g., responsibility, time management, résumé writing).
  • Develop a network of personal and professional references
  • Advocate for themselves and their community
  • Cultivate mental and emotional wellness (e.g., stress management, resilience).
  • Participate in meaningful ways to fight climate change.
  • Build lasting relationships with mentors
Plant to Plate interns in the kitchen

“This program has given me the tools that I can use now and for future experiences that will help guide me through difficult times. I am honored to be networking with them now  helping to recruit future interns. This program has helped me in many ways and has continued to help me and others even during a pandemic.”

Megan Sanchez
2019 Plant to Plate Graduate