The World Food Prize Foundation

Building Hunger Awareness through Urban Agricultural Education

Overview
Organizer  |  Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
Subjects Covered  |   Donation Gardening - Education - Corporate/Community Partnership


Summary
How can you engage urban students to study and act on hunger issues? This session will explore how the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences uses agricultural education as a vehicle for educating students about hunger issues at home and around the world. Urban gardening, service learning, and research assignments will be discussed.

Panelists
Sheila  Fowler | Assistant Principal, Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
William Hook | Principal, Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
Students | Global Youth Institute Participants, Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences

 

About the Organizations
Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences is a college preparatory high school that provides opportunities for diverse students from across the city to study agriculture with the goal of developing marketable skills as well as college level competencies. We will produce technologically proficient graduates who will have the power to change the image of urban agriculture.

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