Mission youth work on the farm!
Thirteen Mission High seniors just completed a three day and two night retreat at Pie Ranch. This trip was a culmination of their unit on issues of food equity and resource management. In addition to traditional camping activities (s'mores by the campfire!), students participated in a chicken slaughter and evisceration, daily cooking and pie baking, and some good old fashioned farm work - moving compost piles and laying irrigation pipe. They came back to school exhausted, exhilerated, and eager to apply more about what they learned to their own lives. Thanks Pie Ranch!
Urban Agriculture Program in the News!
Mission's Urban Food & Agriculture Program was picked up by KALW as a model for collaboration benefitting San Francisco people of color in the face of gentrification. Check out this radio interview and article of Ms. Vigil and her students along with their partnership with Bi-Rite.
SFUSD News: KALW - Mission High and Bi-Rite Market partner in a neighborhood divided (Read the article here: http://bit.ly/1I0QNNY)
Congratulations to Ms. R. Vigil and her team!