“If you grow food locally it decreases pollution. Like, if you grow food in Georgia and drive it to Illinois for the market, that’s a lot of truck driving and pollution.”

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Professional Development

Our staff delivers in-service training to public and private school educators and youth program staff from community agencies. These sessions provide teachers and other adults with strategies for integrating themes of food and agriculture into their classrooms and youth programs. Sessions are adapted to address specific grade levels and the needs of teachers and staff.

To request a Professional Development session for your staff, please contact Angelique Perez at (502) 491-0072.

Food Service Managers from Jefferson County Public Schools discover green spring garlic on the farm.