Join BC Agriculture in the Classroom in learning about the health and wellness benefits of a school garden. Our presentation will introduce the three school gardening initiatives run by BCAITC – Spuds in Tubs, Planting a Promise, and The Harvest Bin Project – and how to bring your own school garden to life using our Pencil Patch Garden for Learning and Medicine Wheel Garden startup kits.
Growing up on a working cattle ranch near Williams Lake, BC, Amy brings first-hand agricultural experience to the position of Education Specialist. Amy was a member of the BC 4-H program for 11 years and continues her involvement as an alumni volunteer. She has worked in several schools in Chilliwack, teaching humanities and home economics at the middle school level. Amy is passionate about agriculture education and giving teachers and students a taste of farming right in their own backyards.