Tuesday, October 18, 2011

APS School Board Meeting / YFAP Presentation

The Youth Food Action project gave a presentation last night to the Albuquerque School Board.  Presenters included Nissa Patterson from Growing Gardens Team, May Erwin (science department from Wilson Middle School, two students from South Valley Academy Service Learning Program, Andrew Marcum (UNM Research Service Learning), and Richard Brandt (Youth Food Action Project director).  The presentation stressed the importance and benefits of using school gardens as educational tools in the classroom.  The presentation went well and seemed to spark some interest from school board members.

Richard Brandt
Youth Food Action Project Director
Dragon Farm Director

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