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Minnesota Ag in the Classroom grants announced

Fri 1-10-2020

St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) and the MAITC Foundation have announced the recipients of the 2019 Agricultural Literacy Grants to support educational efforts from kindergarten to high school across the state.

A total of 14 projects received grants of up to $1,000 each to help support agricultural literacy efforts that involve hands-on activities with bees, lettuce, strawberries, and more.

MAITC’s mission is to increase agricultural literacy through K-12 education. Several Southwest Minnesota schools were among the recipients this year, including.

Grantee School and City

Teacher

Award Amount

Project Title

Butterfield Odin, Odin

Jen Harris

$650.73

Honeybees in the Classroom

Lake Crystal Wellcome-Memorial Elementary, Lake Crystal

Brooke Sanders

$1,000.00

Planting Your Pizza

Redwood Area Schools, Redwood Falls

Anne Goche

$638.00

Field Trip to Gilfillan Historic Farm Site