The presence of horticulture within education tends to be limited past the third grade, according to data compiled by Seed Your Future. With climate change, community gardens and organic grown products becoming more prevalent in our everyday lives, students are actively seeking out ways they can make a difference and participate in the industry. The horticultural industry offers many flexible, fulfilling opportunities to be creative and have fun. Seed Your Future highlights the challenges and progress being made in increasing the industry’s presence within the classroom.

Source: Seed Your Future: bit.ly/seedyourfutureplantingyourfuture

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