MO Department of Agriculture hosts pizza party at Boys & Girls Club

April 6, 2017 | Categories: Community Involvement

About 85 students learn about ag and farmers who grow their food

Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn talks with kids during National Ag Day event, at Boys & Girls Club of the Capital City at East School in Jefferson City. (Courtesy of Missouri Department of Agriculture)

Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn commemorated National Agriculture Month with an event on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Boys and Girls Club of the Capital City at East School in Jefferson City.

About 85 students from the Boys and Girls Club learned more about agriculture and the farmers who grow and raise food during the event. Students heard from Director Chinn about her farm and the impact agriculture has on our daily life. They also enjoyed a pizza party, courtesy of FCS Financial!

The Boys and Girls Club of the Capital City is an after school program for youth in the community, primarily targeted toward youth from a low income or disadvantaged environment. The mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need the club most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

 

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