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The Agrarian Adventure’s Farmer in the Classroom Program invites you
to an evening devoted to celebration and connection . . . and local


Mingle with the fellow food professionals and teachers involved in
the program. Share your experiences, hear stories from classroom visits
and find out the impact you’ve had on students.


Feel inspired by others who share their expertise with youth. Network
with people in your field. Celebrate the impact you’ve had this year.


Find out about resources The Agrarian Adventure offers to help you
become a strong Farmer in the Classroom and why it’s important.

Join Us!

This event will empower you to affect positive change and spread your passion for sustainable food.

Thursday, April 17th from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Washtenaw Food Hub

4175 Whitmore Lake Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

FREE! A light meal of local food will be served. RSVP at

Come check out us out at the 6th Annual Homegrown Festival!

Come to the festival and stop by Agrarian Adventure's "Farmer in the Festival" tent at which you'll get a sampling of what it's like to be a kid at school during one of our Farmer in the Classroom visits!  We'll have 4 of our farmers giving demos of the activities they do with kids in the Ann Arbor Public Schools (The farms represented include Tantre Farm, Mulberry Hill Agrarian Cooperative, and Growing Hope).

These mini-lessons will be family-friendly, FUN, and will include FREE samples of fresh local foods!  But don't miss them - lessons will be in 25 min. segments from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.  

We'll have our BRAND NEW T-Shirts for sale ($10 cash or check), as well as information from our Greenhouse Coordinator on her work at Tappan Middle School.

JOIN US this Saturday!

Sponsor Edible Education!

Would you and your business like to help connect local youth with the food they eat, their personal health, and the health of their communities and the environment?

Food system change begins with children. Businesses who join our Edible Education Sponsorship with receive recognition on Facebook as well as this certificate:






Fall 2012 Garden Work Days: Wednesdays from 5:30-7pm

gardenThe Garden & Greenhouse resources could both benefit from a little community support during these hot days.

Our Garden Work Team will meet every Wednesday from 5:30-7pm for planting, weeding, harvesting, and watering as needed.

You don't need to have any experience to join us. We'll provide the instructions and the tools. Also, kids of all ages are welcome!

If you have questions, email us at

"Fair Food" lecture - Sept 23rd

09/23/2012 - 1:00pm


Oran Hestermann gives "Fair Food" lecture on September 23rd 

On Sunday, September 23rd, the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor will be sponsoring a talk, under the auspices of the congregation's Klein Lecture series, by Dr. Oran Hesterman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Fair Food Network and author of the book, Fair Food. The talk will be begin at 4 PM and will be followed by a reception and book signing.

Dr. Hesterman and the Fair Food Network were critical to the founding of the Agrarian Adventure and have been wonderful supporters throughout our organization's history.

You are Invited! The Agrarian Adventure and Project Grow Partner to Support School Gardens this Spring!

Every school garden needs dedicated support community members to make it possible!

The Agrarian Adventure and Project Grow and are partnering together this spring to help support and sustain the growing number of educational school gardens in our community!  We are launching a pilot series of workdays in AAPS school gardens to help mobilize interested community members to support these efforts! Volunteers do not need to have any gardening experience.  You must register in advance.  If you are interested in being a part of growing healthier kids in schools, please sign-up for any of the following opportunities! 

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