December 4th, 2019

Meet Avant Claiborne! Avant is currently a senior at Woodlawn High School and an Intern on the Teaching Farm. Although he has been involved with the Teaching Farm since his freshman year, he joined JVTF in the Fall of 2018 as a junior and enjoyed his first year as an intern so much he decided to stay with us. Avant enjoys learning about all things that grow and being a part of our space. He loves Japanese animation and taking care of his brothers and sisters. Avant is joyful and spreads  so much positivity on the farm.

What is your favorite farm task? 
Transplanting and harvesting

What is your favorite season? Spring and Summer

What is your favorite pollinator?  Bees and butterflies

What are two goals that you have for this year? Graduate and start my hydroponic ideas

What drew you to working at the farm? The scenery and the people

If you were a plant, what would you be and why?  I would be a tree so I can be tall

What are you excited to learn this year? To be a better person and how to run something

What  has surprised you about working on the farm? How hard farming is

What do you want others to know about the farm at WHS?  How fun it is and how much you can learn by being in this space and the people you can meet.