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Posts Tagged: 4-H youth development

Summer Camp Highlights Ways to be Sustainable

Quinn and Blythe Cammack, Loma Vista 4-H Club

For the past five years, HAREC has offered the 4-H Sustainable You! Summer Camp for youth ages 9-12. Fun, hands-on activities teach youth how they can make a difference in conserving natural resources. The City of Ventura has collaborated with the HAREC...

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 3:37 PM
Tags: 4-H youth development (14), HAREC (12)

HAREC Welcomes New Staff

Kate Beckman-4-H Education Specialist II

We are happy to introduce two new staff members. Sergio Santiago, Agricultural Superintendent joined HAREC in July and Katelyn Beckmann, 4-H Community Education Specialist II came on board in September. Sergio grew up in Puerto Rico. He earned...

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 2:25 PM
Tags: 4-H youth development (14), HAREC (12)

Student Farmers Showcase What They Learned

Fall Student Farm came to a close last week with a celebration. Student farmers taught parents and siblings how to lay irrigation tape and plant kale seeds. Some shared excerpts from their farm journals. To the delight of Ashley Parrish Decker, Food...

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 2:38 PM
Tags: 4-H youth development (14), FoodCorps (1), HAREC (12)

Briggs School 8th Graders Cap off Food System Study Unit at HAREC

Dara Stork, Language Arts teacher, Briggs School, Santa Paula

What is healthy food? Where does the food I eat come from? How is the planet affected by the fast food industry? What strategies do food companies use to encourage me to buy their food products? Dara Stork, Language Arts teacher at Briggs School in Santa...

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2015 at 9:49 AM
Tags: 4-H youth development (14), HAREC (12)

Fall Education Update

Master Gardener (MG) Elaine Pepe-Williams prepares Plant-a-Seed Center

Fall education outreach season: 4-H Farm Field Trips and Classroom Outreach at HAREC, ended last week with three days and over 1000 thrilled Kindergarten students enjoying a pumpkin themed morning on the farm. This season, the education team reached...

Posted on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 2:11 PM
Tags: 4-H youth development (14), HAREC (12)

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