About ASAP

Growing Minds is a program of Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.

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Farm Field Trips

Growing Minds supports farmers and teachers who want to make farm field trips possible for students. Through our annual mini-grants, workshops, and trainings, teachers and farmers get the resources they need to create lasting, hands-on learning experiences.

Need help getting started? The following resources include listings of family-friendly farms open to visitors and school groups, activities tailored for on-farm learning, and tips for successful farm field trips. Don’t feel left out, parents. Educational farm visits can happen any weekend and during school breaks; these resources are for you, too!

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