Agriculture education nonprofit connects science and farming through immersive experiences

Kids learn about the water cycle, soil, and plants in their science classes at school, but there’s something about seeing it in real time that enhances the experience and understanding, Seth Wilmoth said.

Wilmoth is the education program director for Students for Eco-Education and Agriculture (SEEAG)—a Ventura County-born education nonprofit that teaches kids the importance of the agricultural sector through four hands-on, immersive programs, he explained’

“Farm Lab is one of these programs. It’s a third grade program where kids get to experience the sciences behind farming, taste, explore, and immerse themselves into what ag farming is,” Wilmoth said.

Through a partnership with Allan Hancock College, the nonprofit was able to expand its reach into Santa Barbara County and provide its first Farm Lab field trip to 52 Battles Elementary School students, he said.  Read more…

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