We could not have built this alone. We are grateful to our partners, media outlets, and the community for all they have done to help us develop the Center for Urban Agriculture: for promoting our events, for applauding our efforts, and for getting involved. Many thanks to you all.
"This environmental education effort will teach employable skills to students and enable them to become environmental stewards,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. “The hands on experience that Mesa Community College students will receive is unparalleled and will serve as a model for similar institutions nationwide.”
As detailed in the book “Bird on Fire” by Andrew Ross, Roosevelt School district serves a historically environmentally neglected area and underserved population. Through urban agriculture, environmental skills and knowledge can be directly applied and rapidly embraced through a teacher training program. This direct partnership with Brooks Community School will help transfer environmentally sustainable skills to the home.
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The Roosevelt Center of Sustainability at George B. Brooks Sr. Community School provides an empowering learning environment that is inspired by 21st Century skills and hands-on/inquiry-based learning experiences.
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The Center for Urban Agriculture at Mesa Community College and Brooks Community School is sponsoring a nearly year-long series of environmental workshops titled “Urban Farming: Healthy Foods and Healthy Living." The workshops are free to the general public.
Backed by a $108,900 Environmental Protection Agency grant. Mesa Community College teamed up with RighTrac Inc. and the...
Mesa Community College, in partnership with the Roosevelt School District, received a two-year $108,000 grant to create an...
Excerpt: "The grant was for the environmental education,” Conden said. “We figure what’s a better way...
Coverage of Mesa Community College Urban Horticulture and Agribusiness Program Awarded EPA Environmental Education Grant
Excerpt: The Urban Horticulture and Agribusiness program at Mesa Community College (MCC), in...