Instilling Knowledge: Robert Pierce on Local Food Education and Youth in South Madison
The Institute was pleased to welcome its new Assistant Policy Program Director, George Reistad, who began his new job in August 2013. As part of his orientation to the diverse world of leaders and innovators in Sustainable Agriculture, George is interviewing people with whom we work, representing many different facets of sustainable agriculture in Wisconsin and the nation. This article is the first in a series he is calling, “Sustainable Agriculture Profiles from My Learning Journey.”
2014 Youth Garden Grants
Since,1982 National Gardening Association has provided the Youth Garden Grant to over 5,000 schools, nonprofits, and youth programs across the United States. Youth Garden Grant has contributed over 2.8 million dollars in funding to youth gardening initiatives and serves as National Gardening Association’s longest standing grant program.
Twenty (20) awards will be offered this year to support programs in the United States.