State Superintendent Richard Woods Visits Cascade Elementary for National Agriculture Literacy Day

State Superintendent Richard Woods read to third- and fifth-grade students at Cascade Elementary School Thursday, to celebrate National Agricultural Literacy Day. The annual observance was launched in 1973. It is designed to promote a better understanding of how food, fiber and renewable resource products are produced; highlight the essential role of agriculture in maintaining a... Continue Reading →

USDA Official Visits Mays High School to see Successful Farm-to-School Program

When Atlanta Public Schools Nutrition Director Dr. Marilyn Hughes came to the district her vision was to create a nutrition program that connected the cafeteria, the classroom and the community. More than a decade later that vision is a reality at a number of schools throughout the district, including Mays High School, where its teachers... Continue Reading →

Enriching our communities: Cascade students learn about agriculture and transit

Kindergarten students at Cascade Elementary ┬árecently visited the Yule Forest Hwy 155 in Stockbridge, Ga. Yule Forest is an outdoor classroom that teaches children about farm life while enjoying all the activities provided on the farm. The children experienced agriculture through climate, crops, soil and animals. They also picked pumpkins, visited the reptile house and... Continue Reading →

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