Empowering our youth.

Nourishing our neighbors.

Cultivate – Educate – Nourish – Empower

THE FIGHT AGAINST FOOD INSECURITY

33,600 people in New Hanover County don’t know where their next meal will come from.

Rise Up Community Farm uses sustainable and chemical-free farming practices to produce healthy fruits and vegetables and to ensure that our community has equal access to fresh produce, while empowering local youth.

Cultivate

At Rise Up Community Farm, we cultivate land and community as we grow healthy food together.

Educate

We teach farming and gardening skills to youth, volunteers, and families.

Nourish

We nourish our neighbors experiencing food insecurity in our community by providing fresh and seasonal produce to local food pantries.

Empower

We invest in our local youth by providing them with hands-on job experience in agriculture and valuable leadership skills.

A safe space to grow

Rise Up Community Farm is a sustainable farm that provides space for youth, seniors, families, and individuals all from diverse backgrounds to learn, grow, and gather.

Find ways to join us serving youth and families in New Hanover County

Volunteer

We have numerous volunteer opportunities available throughout the week, as well as our ongoing Second Saturday Workdays. 

Youth Internship

Our Rise Up Youth Internship employs local youth and offers valuable personal development. Would you like to learn more?

SHOP OUR PRODUCE

Support our Rise Up Youth Interns and help us nourish our neighbors in need by buying our fresh produce. 

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