Introducing Agriculture to Elementary Students through 4-H Agri-Science in the City

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4-H Agri-Science in the City provides youth in urban elementary schools with access to standards based agriculture and food system education through school day enrichment and afterschool clubs.


IMPACT. 1: Provide 425 students with project based agricultural and food system education. -- 2. Manage and sustain afterschool 4-H clubs at Rothenberg Preparatory Academy, Pleasant Hill Academy and Silverton Paideia. -- 3. Provide agriculture education training to 30 teachers and ensure that teachers implement at least one agriculture lesson in their classroom.
OSU PARTNERS: College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; Ohio State University Extension; 4-H Youth Development
COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Cincinnati Public Schools; Pleasant Hill Academy; Rothenberg Preparatory Academy; Silverton Paideia Academy; Rothenberg Rooftop School Garden; The Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati; Cincinnati Parks; YMCA; Imani Family Center; Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council; Environmental Alliance for Leadership and Interconnection; National Forestry Service; Ohio Soybean Council; Rep. Jim Buchy
PRIMARY CONTACT: Tony Staubach (



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