Agriculture in the Classroom & Agriculture Literacy Programs in Tennessee

Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Chris Fleming, Tennessee State Coordinator for Agriculture in the Classroom, who highlights the program that was initiated in 1981 by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture John Block to improve “agriculture literacy” among students. During the interview, Chris discusses how the program uses online resources, county farm days, school garden grants, teacher recognition, professional development and more to support and promote agricultural education. He also talks about how the community can support their efforts.

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