AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates

SEEDS Food Systems

SEEDS Summer Associates will address challenges of food insecurity by helping the Traverse City Farmers Market to provide customers and families with food assistance programs. Activities include:

  • Informing community members of food assistance programs.
  • Work with SEEDS resident farmers to assist in growing fresh fruit and vegetables to distribute to local food banks.
  • Coordinate with local partners to increase donations of fresh fruit and vegetables. 
  • Engage youth and young people enrolled in green-collar work force in academic and social-emotional learning.

This is a fulltime, 10 week term of service beginning June 8 and ending August 16. Members receive a modest living allowance every two weeks of $479.08. There is an end of service education award of $1,311.11, or a cash award of $345.

You will need to apply at the Americorps Website.  Please contact us for more details at