On January 18, 2013, Jones Valley Teaching Farm launched a competitive Online FOOD Science and Engineering [FSE] competition focused on local food systems and nutrition. The competition will provide 5th-8th grade Birmingham City School students the opportunity to explore and investigate their questions about food, moving them beyond the classroom walls to provide real solutions to real-world […]


A smartly designed curriculum aims to use children’s misconceptions about the food system as a teachable moment. As seen on Fast Company Exist by Adele Peters “If you ask a lot of kids here where food comes from, they say the grocery store,” says Zoe Burgess, who works with Jones Valley Teaching Farm, an urban […]