Bruce Templeton, owner of Double Thumb Growing Solutions, instructs and works with students to plant strawberries in hydroponic cocopeat bags.
This new technology using coire fiber from coconuts is undergoing research and testing with the University of Florida and EPCOT.
David Royal, Clear Springs Land Co., at the Bartow Friday Fest in May announces the presentation of savings bonds to the science fair winners along with a cash donation to the science lab.
Jack Green, Clear Springs Land Co. Consultant, answers questions from 3rd graders about growing blueberries. Students followed up with a field trip to the Clear Springs Blueberry Farm and processing plant.
Volunteers read and answer questions on current agricultural issues.
Carole McKenzie, Executive Director of Florida Farm Bureau, reading to students on Agriculture in the Classroom Day.
Recent Contributors and Donors
MOSAIC Pete Fernandez
SEEDWAY LLC Jim Thomas
YARA USA Jerry Southwell
Recent Grants Awarded
Ag in the Classroom
Gardening for Grades
Hirsch and NOAA
Southwest Florida Water Management District Splash Minigrant