Life Lessons from the Farm

Jones Valley Teaching Farm offers a 12-year learning course through seven partner schools, using horticulture to teach a bounty of life skills, including mathematics, biology and business management.

Students Corniqua Murphy, left, and Tiara Hawkins, right, consult with instructor Kelly Baker. Photos by Art Meripol In Woodlawn, an underserved neighborhood in east Birmingham, a group of local teens are growing and harvesting bushels of crops, knowledge and opportunity. The teens are all students or recent graduates from Woodlawn High…

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