9 Urban Agriculture Projects Schools Can Do Right Now To Support The Future of Local Food
One of the best ways to kickstart a local movement is to provide early access to training. I saw this firsthand while watching Jasper Place High School’s Culinary and Pastry Arts students. Under the guidance of teacher and Pastry Chef, Kelly Hobbs, JP culinary arts students won more over 28 awards between 2009 and 2017. But what happens when these students leave school? A sizable number of them head to programs like NAIT or SAIT, pick up jobs in local restaurants, and gradually transform the local food scene. There are local food benefits to graduating even one new local chef each year.