Fresno, CA - In preparation to plant their winter crops, last Saturday Fresno Freedom School of Agriculture Cultural Enrichment (FS) students hosted an End of Summer Farmer's Market directly from the FS garden site, located adjacent to New Light for New Life Church of God, located at 1106 W. Woodward Avenue. The event was co-sponsored by: The Holistic Cultural & Education Wellness Center.
Fresno FS participants have logged over 200 volunteer hours building a farm from scratch throughout spring and into the summer months. The young growers worked, learned and enhanced their skill sets in agriculture during the process.
Representatives from the USDA the event which served as a showcase of the students' efforts and taught participants and guest the importance of composting.
FS was founded in 2013 by Dr. Floyd D. Harris Jr. and since its inception, has been instrumental in providing positive experiences and opportunities that have led several of its students to pursue post-secondary education and careers in the diverse field of Agriculture.