Local Food Systems | Small Farms

Our Educator, Grace Margherio, is based at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Food, Agriculture, and Nutrition Innovation Center. She provides educational programming and supports urban agriculture initiatives in the Greater East St. Louis area. Current programs include:
-    Youth programming with the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation
-    Adult East St. Louis garden workshop Series
-    Technical support for local garden coordinator network and food access coalition
-    Master Urban Farmer Training Program hosted by Cook County Educators