30 Years of Agricultural Education

California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom has been helping students LearnAboutAg for 30 years. To celebrate this milestone, Ag in the Classroom gathered friends for three special events.

Supporters were honored for reflecting the organization's core values and their generosity, which has allowed the organization to touch the lives of more than 15 million students. Thank you to all events sponsors for making this possible. Funds raised will help provide learning opportunities to California teachers and students for the next 30 years! Below are a few highlights from each event.

High-Hand Historic Nursery in Loomis, CA

April 22, 2016

We gathered at the historic High-Hand Nursery for a special night of celebrating agricultural education. Long-time supporter, Barbara Johnson of Placer County received the 2016 Legacy Award.

Photo Long-time supporter, Barbara Johnson of Placer County received the 2016 Legacy Award.
Photo Fine artist, Kyle Lawson performed live art, creating agriculturally-inspired pieces for guests.
Photo Sixth-grader, Jaden Fontes read his state-winning story and signed autographs.
Photo Guests enjoyed a silent auction, reception and dinner at the beautiful High-Hand Nursery.
Photo Donors were honored with the Apple Award for giving more than $30,000 in our 30-year history.
Photo Placer County FFA members opened the event by leading the Pledge of Allegiance.

Poppy Hills Golf Tournament in Pebble Beach

July 28, 2016

Friends game together to golf and celebrate accomplishments in agricultural education. Long-time supporters, Bob Johnson and the Oreggia Family Foundation were honored as Legacy Award recipients.

Photo Golfers were excited to begin their day on the Poppy Hills course.
Photo Golfers took time to pose, as they swung to link agriculture and education.
Photo Friends read along with Jaden Fontes as he shared his winning story, The Incredible Apples.
Photo Guests enjoyed lunch with Legacy Award recipients, Bob Taylor of the Oreggia Family Foundation (front, left) and Bob Johnson (front, right).
Photo Executive Director Judy Culbertson poses with Legacy Award winner, Bob Johnson.
Photo It was a great day of golfing, visiting, and celebrating agricultural education.

Luncheon and Tour of Los Angeles Dodger Stadium

August 30, 2016

Long-time supporters and new friends came together for a Luncheon and Tour of the Los Angeles Dodger Stadium. Dodger’s fans, Jim and Neta Hicks were honored as Legacy Award recipients.

Photo Friends and family enjoyed lunch and a special program.
Photo Seventh-grade student, Kristie Tan of Los Angeles County read her honorable mention story, Looney for Uni.
Photo Donors were honored with the Apple Award for giving more than $30,000 in our 30-year history.
Photo Legacy Award recipients, Jim and Neta Hicks posed with Judy Culberston, Executive Director and Kenny Watkins, Chairman of the Board.
Photo Dodger's Stadium tour guide provide an inside-look.
Photo Guests took it all in, celebrating agricultural education, along with America's pastime.