Lessons From Community Partners

February 26, 2015

The EcoRise Blog

Connecting with community partners is a great way to bring diverse perspectives and interesting activities into the classroom. Over the years, several EcoRise trained teachers in Austin have reached out to The Sustainable Food Center (SFC) to bring volunteers into the classroom to discuss a variety of topics including gardening, healthy eating, and access to food. The SFC cultivates a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. SFC envisions a food-secure community where all children and adults grow, share, and prepare healthy, local food.

Ashton Hall, Environmental Systems teacher at Anderson High School in Austin, recently invited the SFC to the classroom to supplement [Read More]