Growing healthy and successful Baltimore City Public School students

1 in 4

Baltimore children has limited access to healthy food in their neighborhood

SOURCE: Baltimore City 2018 Food Environment Brief

8,478

Baltimore City Public School students engaged in hands-on Farm to School programs in the 2021-2022 school year

84%

of teachers reported above-average student engagement in Farm to Classroom sessions

SOURCE: teacher survey 2022

Bringing farm to school and school to farm...

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Friends of Great Kids Farm, Inc., is a nonprofit organization created to support, promote, and enhance the programming at Baltimore City Public Schools’ Great Kids Farm. Friends works with City Schools to bring students to the Farm, a 33-acre urban farm with a stream, woods, fields, and greenhouses, providing students hands-on opportunities to connect farm and plate, reinforce curricular concepts, strengthen environmental literacy, and promote healthy habits for the whole child.

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