Farm Tour: Sourcing and Growing Local Foods in St. Louis Schools

About the tour

On this tour, you’ll visit the Maplewood Richmond Heights school gardens, where elementary and middle school students learn about how food is grown and gain a sense of appreciation for the natural environment. A panel discussion with St. Louis leaders in local food sourcing will follow the tour.

Tour highlights: garden, youth education, farm-to-table, community development, local food

8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Cost: $55.00

Lunch will not be provided.

More about Maplewood Richmond Heights

Maplewood Richmond Heights is a public school system in St. Louis. Among the many services offered by MRH to its students is a Seed-to-Table program, a commitment to sourcing local, fresh produce for school lunches, a Chicken Project that engages students in caring for live animals and a bee project known as the “Blue Devil Bees.” You can learn more about these programs here.