“Facilitate a science-based learning experience through interactive technology designed to empower individuals, helping them make informed choices regarding nutrition, food, and fiber.
Using the latest technology available, programs funded through the PLANT Foundation work to inform and engage individuals in the general knowledge of how their food is cultivated and produced.
Its’ award winning program “Farm Academy Live,” takes students on a real-time virtual field trip onto a farm or processing facility. Using two way video conference technology, participants and Farm Academy teachers directly interact with each other making it a truly unique educational experience.
The foundation is looking for new ways to expand its Farm Academy catalog of classroom offerings and programing through the use of technology. We are committed to providing a comprehensive platform in all areas of agriculture and nutrition by utilizing technology to reach students, teachers, and parents in a fun and fresh way.