Posts Tagged "Urban Servant Corps"

10 Reasons to Love EarthLinks

Posted on Oct 24, 2012 in Featured Articles, General | Comments Off on 10 Reasons to Love EarthLinks

10 Reasons to Love EarthLinks

After working at EarthLinks now for several months, there are many things which I have grown to really appreciate about this organization. So for my blog this month, I decided to list my top 10 reasons why I love EarthLinks! On glorious fall days, I love working outside in the garden alongside participants. It is fascinating to watch the garden change with the seasons. EarthLinks is a place where we all enjoy life together in community. I learn all sorts of handy things. Before working here I never knew that dryer lint is compostable, and that lamb’s quarters (generally thought of as a...

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Four Weeks of Learning: Reflections from a New Intern

Posted on Sep 28, 2012 in General | Comments Off on Four Weeks of Learning: Reflections from a New Intern

Four Weeks of Learning: Reflections from a New Intern

As Earthlinks’ newest Program Associate intern from the Urban Servant Corps, I have been a part of Earthlinks’ morning workshops for just over four weeks now. While I love the creative process and general crafting, I come to Earthlinks with little to no experience pressing flowers, cleaning glass, making soap and lotion bars, etc. Not only this, my exposure to gardening has previously been limited to maintaining a desktop cactus. I am also fresh from Texas and new to the area. I’ve spent a lot of time in my first few weeks just learning street names, bus routes and meeting lots new people....

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