Students Learn About Ag During ‘Fresh From Florida’ Event (With Gallery)

March 9, 2019

Hundreds of elementary school students learned about agriculture first hand Friday morning during the Northview High School FFA “Fresh From Florida” program in Bratt.

The program gave students a chance to make and enjoy eating their own fresh butter, get up close to farm animals and farm equipment and learn more about how food gets from the farm to their table.

For a photo gallery, click here.

The Northview Fresh From Florida program has been named the best in the state multiple times by the Florida FFA, and the chapter has been recognized nationally for their efforts.’

As the even started, Northview dedicated the Glenn Key Livestock Handling Facility. Key, who passed away in 2013, taught agriculture at Ernest Ward High School for 27 years. He established numerous scholarships and education funds for agriculture students. Friday’s program was dedicated in his honor.

NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

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One Response to “Students Learn About Ag During ‘Fresh From Florida’ Event (With Gallery)”

  1. Helen on March 9th, 2019 9:52 am

    I bring my class on this field trip every year. It never disappoints! I just wish we had more time. The FFA students from both Northview and Ernest Ward are very knowledgeable and work well with my kindergartners. My kids had a great time! Thank you!





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