Fundraiser with local seed company: Nature & Nurture

Our Farmraiser fundraiser selling Nature & Nurture seeds goes live on Sunday, March 19th and runs through April 10th!

Buy Nature & Nurture seeds through our Farmraiser campaign and support educational programs that connect kids with where their food comes from.

Help spread the word (especially once it starts on 3/19)!

Thanks,

The Agrarian Adventure team

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Second Annual Harvest Brunch

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Join us for our second annual harvest brunch fundraiser!

Back by popular demand is chef Chris Chiapelli, who will be using ingredients from some of our favorite farmers and food producers in the area.

Purchase tickets in advance by clicking the “Donate” button below. The suggested donation is $15 per person. Tickets will also be sold at the door via cash or PayPal.

If you would like to get involved, please spread the word on Facebook or sign up to volunteer the the weekend of the event.

See you November 20!




 

Cause an Effect: Support TAA!

Can you believe summer is almost over? Neither can we. If you need a break from back-to-school preparation, come to Chipotle on Washtenaw Ave. on August 29, and help The Agrarian Adventure get ready for another great year of farm-to-school programming. Spread the word, and bring a friend! We need your support!

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Farmers and Food Stewards: Attend an Orientation

Are you a farmer or food steward who wants to share your knowledge of and passion for food systems with K-5 students?

What is a food steward?

A food steward is someone who is interested in or knowledgeable about food systems, but is not necessarily a farmer.

What can I teach?

Lessons everything from “parts of the plant” to permaculture. You can use one of our lessons, or you can work with our Farmer in the Classroom team to design your own lesson based on your interests.

What is the time commitment?

All farmers and food stewards are required to attend an orientation session which covers the basics of our program, and classroom management techniques. After orientation, our coordinator will be happy to work one-on-one with you (if necessary) to ensure you are prepared.

After the orientation process, the level of involvement is really up to you. You can teach one hour-long lesson per school year, or you could teach an hour-long lesson each week (we’ve never had anyone teach that much, but hey, we can dream)!

Will I be compensated? 

Farmers and food stewards are given a stipend for each classroom lesson.

Celebrating 10 years of inspiring Agrarian Adventures!

Thank you to everyone who joined in celebrating ten years of Agrarian Adventure programming in Ann Arbor Public Schools! Ten years!

On November 5th, volunteers, farmers, teachers, parents, and students shared inspiring stories about farm to school education, and everyone enjoyed the beautiful meal created by the chefs at Zingerman’s Delicatessen.  This year proceeds from the annual event called the Taste of Tantre, that highlights the bounty of Tantre Farm with seasonal eats and treats, benefited farm-to-school education in Ann Arbor!Parsnips and Pencils Taste of Tantre Fundraiser Poster