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California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

2017 Look at Agriculture... Organically! Grants Recipients


  • Emily Becker

    "Chicken Coop"
    Airport Heights Elementary School, Anchorage County - AK
  • Sara Hottinger

    "Getting Ready to Grow in Middle School"
    Cordova Middle School, Cordova County - AK
  • Julie Vasquez

    "Hollis Harvest"
    Hollis School, Prince of Wales Island County - AK


  • Tonya Andrews

    "To be Organic, or not to be. That is the Question."
    El Vista Elementary School, Stanislaus County – CA
  • Cynthia Cope

    "Sustainable Agriculture Practices in the Garden"
    Hilmar Middle School, Merced County - CA
  • Ruth Lisha

    "The Way We Grow"
    Franklin Classical Middle School, Los Angeles County – CA
  • Deborah McArthur

    "Happy Valley Garden"
    Happy Valley Elementary School, Santa Cruz County – CA
  • Ellen McClure

    "Longfellow School Garden Grows"
    Longfellow Middle School, Alameda County – CA
  • Kit McConnell

    "Harvesting Knowledge from the Learning Garden"
    R.L. Stevenson Middle School, Los Angeles County – CA
  • Mary McInerney

    "Art and Science of Agriculture"
    Bridges Academy, Los Angeles County – CA
  • Beth Meyer

    "Garden to Table"
    Vista Verde Middle School, Monterey County – CA
  • Carrie Strohl

    "Growing for Market"
    Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Napa County – CA
  • KateySurjan

    "River Oaks School Garden"
    River Oaks Elementary School, Sacramento County – CA


  • PomaiElmsley

    "Ike `Aina: From Seed to Table"
    Kua O Ka La Charter School, Puna County - HI
  • Donna Mitts

    "Fenced Composting Area"
    Laupahoehoe CPCS, Hawaii County – HI


  • Paula Anderson

    "Student Organic Bee Project"
    Ely Memorial High School, St. Louis County - MN


  • Augustus Knickmeyer

    "Small Scale Aquaponics"
    Grandview R-2, Jefferson County - MO

New York

  • Andrew Larsen

    "MS Pizza Rack Shack"
    South Jefferson Central Middle School, Jefferson County - NY


  • Caitlin Hudson

    "Composting Investigation"
    Spring Water Environmental Science School, Clackamas County - OR
  • Christina Masnov

    "Year-Round Garden Tasting Table"
    McKinley Elementary School, Marion County - OR


  • Gloria Guerrero

    "Around the World"
    Zack White Elementary School, El Paso County - TX


  • Jess Bouchard

    "Therapeutic Sensory Garden"
    VPI South – Vermont School for Girls, Bennington County - VT