KC Farm School

Russell and gang first dayThe KC Food Hub’s Sales and Production Director, Alicia Ellingsworth with the support of the community is breathing new life into a historic Wyandotte County farm. The KC Farm School at Gibbs Road in Kansas City, KS, empowers children and young adults through on farm, hands on experiences and vocational education connecting them to the land, food, and fun; to themselves and to their communities. Working with local school districts, Alicia is bringing kids out on field trips and is hosting job skills shadowing. The KC Farm School is collaborating with university on sweet potato demonstration plots to the community. Kid-grown farm products will be consumed by those doing the work, provided through a farm stand offering fresh veggies to the neighborhood, and distributed wholesale through the cooperative. The KC Farm School is acting our urban sub hub aggregation center.

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