Randy Swain, Ontario Teacher joins us this episode to talk about how he built a unique, experiential learning agriculture & food based program at his school. He explains how teachers can take advantage of grant opportunities and collaborate to build similar programs.
Randy has been teaching for 16 years, and started the Food For Thought Program 8 years ago.
Episode Specific Links:
Food for Thought - Sustainable Urban Farming Facebook page:
Taking IT Global - F.A.R.M. Collaboration Activity - S.T.E.A.M. Assignment Challenge
YouTube Video - "Food For Thought" - Sustainable Urban Farming
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