August 5, 2009
Sam Lawrence pulls weeds from around the garden plot at the Yampa River Botanic Park where he and other youths have been working as part of the Community Cultivation program. The program, which is designed for at-risk and special needs youths, has been growing produce, which they will sell at farmers markets.
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Sean Fairlie couldn't be distracted as he picked weeds Tuesday morning. Looking down, his brown hair hanging over his eyeglasses as he placed the weeds into a plastic plant holder, Fairlie, 18, said it was "amazing" being able to watch something grow that he planted.