“Academic Year Program Manual” describes the Academic Year Program in great detail and provides guidance and motivation to leaders who wishes to organize similar programs. The Academic Year Program connects young people to their food and their communities through working on the land, growing vegetables, speaking to others about their experience, leading volunteers, etc. The resource provides documentation of the processes, protocols and approaches used to make the program successful including recruitment, implementation and evaluation. The guide provides everything from daily schedules to information for parents and more.