Bring Agriculture to School by Kourtney Tateson - 03/04/2014

While helping in the garden or working in the local flower shop as a young girl, Holly Gelech always loved plants. Her father worked for Alberta Agriculture for over twenty years and, even though Gelech did not grow up on …


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Keeping the Land Healthy by Jeanine Moyer - 03/04/2014

“There’s nothing prettier than red cattle on green grass,” says Christie Simpson. Her family works hard to maintain that idyllic image, balancing herd health, land conservancy and environmental sustain- ability on their third-generation ranch. Simpson works alongside her dad, John, …


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Zoo Helps Tiny Gardeners - 03/04/2014

BY SHAWN LOGAN, Calgary Sun, March 3, 2014 Grade 1 students at Cambrian Heights school have taken organic learning to a new level. Swapping pens and paper for shovels and spades, 48 youngsters at the northwest Calgary school Monday showed off a variety …


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Little Green Thumbs | CBC Radio Interview March 3, 2014 - 03/04/2014

THE HOMESTRETCH | Mar 3, 2014 | 5:55 Little Green Thumbs The program in some Calgary schools has the Calgary Zoo working with teachers to bring gardens into the classroom. A non profit agriculture group called Ag for Life is a funding partner.


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CLASSROOM GARDEN PROGRAM GROWS ROOTS IN CALGARY - 03/03/2014

Collaborative effort will expand agricultural education programming to Calgary Students. (CALGARY, AB, March 3, 2014) – Through its commitment to enhancing agriculture education and awareness efforts in the province of Alberta, Agriculture for Life partners with the Calgary Zoo on …


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