Clear Spring High School FFA ~ $1,000
The grant will be used to purchase a livestock scale that will assist students with their agricultural
science research projects. The grant will be matched by funds from the Washington County Public Schools.
Contact: Tom Mazzone
Mountainside Education and Enrichment, Inc. ~ $1,000
Urban youth will participate in hands-on learning activities about commodity crop and produce farming practices, soil health, plant life-cycles and preparing fresh produce during this Custom Spring Harvest Day Field Trip.
Contact: Lisa Orr
St. Mary’s College of Maryland ~ $750
Funds will be used to design, develop and implement a heritage garden to produce crops
for agriculture-based living history demonstrations, and to produce educational materials
about the importance of agriculture for the general public.
Contact: Dr. Barry Ross Muchnick
Wicomico County Extension ~ $700
The grant will be used for school enrichment programs, teaching students about the poultry industry – everything from equipment used to the life cycle of a bird and the process of delivering from farm to table.
Contact: Barbara Barga
Parkside High School CTE FFA ~ $550
Funds will be used for and agricultural field trip, taking Eastern Shore students to the Sugarloaf Mountain area to visit a lavender farm, water gardens and alpaca operation.
Contact: Jerry Kelley
Frederick County Extension ~ $500
The grant will be used for agricultural field trips for urban Title 1 students to expose themto farming, nutrition and the environment, in an effort to improve agricultural literacy.
Contact: Rachel Bayer
Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding ~ $474
Children with special needs and disadvantaged youth will participate in “horse-powered learning programs and activities” at this Harford County facility.
Contact: Cathy Schmidt