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Good School Food Education Model

Good School Food is a hands-on food education model that connects students to food, farming, and the culinary arts through standards-based, cross-curricular lessons.

Apprenticeship Model

Jones Valley Teaching Farm’s Apprenticeship Model is an essential part of building and sustaining our future—organizationally and systemically but also creating pathways to economic mobility for our apprentices.

Good Community Food

Good Community Food is a citywide initiative designed to strengthen the local food system in Birmingham, Alabama by increasing food access, providing agricultural skills-based training, and sharing resources with urban growers and community gardens.

Field Trips

Field trips at JVTF’s Center for Food Education are wrapped around our flagship program, Good School Food. Every Good School Food lesson and field trip aligns with the Alabama Course of Study. This hands-on education model connects students to food, farming, and the culinary arts through standards-based, cross-curricular lessons during the school day.

Camps

Camp Grow is an educational and interactive learning opportunity for students who are curious about food, farming and the culinary arts. Campers will explore the natural world through inquiry, experimentation, and hands-on activities.

Consultations

We offer a number of different consultation packages and training sessions for organizations or school districts, who are looking to dig deeper into our programming to create or expand opportunities for their own students. For pricing and additional information, please reach out to info@jvtf.org.

Tours

If you’re Interested in learning more about our work, register for one of our educational tours for a “behind the scenes” look at the Center for Food Education!