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SCOTTY FELTMAN // PORTRAITS OF JONES VALLEY TEACHING FARM
May 31st, 2022

Scotty Feltman Interviewed by Mohamed Jalloh Photography by Cary Norton — In 2014, Jones Valley Teaching Farm was introduced to Scotty Feltman while he was teaching at Avondale Elementary. With his help, we saw first-hand how important and powerful hands-on learning would be for his 5th grade class. A few years later, Scotty transferred to…

MOHAMED JALLOH // PORTRAITS OF JONES VALLEY TEACHING FARM
April 14th, 2022

Mohamed Jalloh Interviewed by Katie Davis Photography by Cary Norton — In 2011, Mohamed Jalloh moved from Conakry, Guinea, to Birmingham, Alabama, and began attending Woodlawn High School as a freshman. In 2014—as Jones Valley Teaching Farm began expanding our Good School Food Educational Model—Mohamed, a junior by then, was recruited with a small cohort…

MICHAEL WILSON // PORTRAITS OF JONES VALLEY TEACHING FARM
March 17th, 2022

Michael Wilson Interviewed by Amanda Storey Photography by Cary Norton — When JVTF first began to dream about integrating our work at a school level, we thankfully found the force that is and would be Dr. Mike Wilson at Glen Iris Elementary. We wouldn’t be where we are today without Dr. Wilson’s leadership and willingness…

Katie Davis // PORTRAITS OF JONES VALLEY TEACHING FARM
February 11th, 2022

Katie Davis Interviewed by Ann Laurel Latimer Photography by Cary Norton — Farming is a practice of patience, determination, vision, planning, and connection with place and people. These are just a few of the traits exemplified by our very own Katie Davis—and felt by anyone who has visited one of our 7 Teaching Farms or had the opportunity…

PORTRAITS OF JONES VALLEY TEACHING FARM
February 2nd, 2022

Twenty years ago, Jones Valley Teaching Farm was started as an urban farm in Birmingham’s Southside neighborhood. Driven by the belief in the transformative act of growing food and a commitment to centering youth in our work, we have continued to evolve to create solutions to drive economic mobility, food resiliency, and healthy communities. Over…

PORTRAITS OF JONES VALLEY TEACHING FARM
January 18th, 2022

Ama Ifágbàmílà’ Shambulia Interviewed by Amanda Storey Photography by Cary Norton — Twenty years ago, Jones Valley Teaching Farm was started as an urban farm in Birmingham’s Southside neighborhood. Driven by the belief in the transformative act of growing food and a commitment to centering youth in our work, we have continued to evolve to…