by Lisa Robinson of WBALTV Ch11
A program in Baltimore is giving young people a place to make money and stay off the streets.
The Food Project brings cooking restaurant skills, mentorship and job opportunities to young people in southwest Baltimore.
When 11 News visited, Demonta Palmer, 23, and Alfonso Austin, 19, were making Seedy Nutty, a treat containing peanuts, pecans, pumpkin seeds and more.
"We can take Seedy Nutty and put it on the map," Austin said.
Seedy Nutty is part of The Food Project, which is located in a closed school that has been re-purposed so the organization could use the kitchen and cafeteria for programming.