AMS Senior Fellows are working with these Partner Organizations in 2013
The Highland Center in Monterey, Virginia. The Highland Center’s mission is to serve all citizens of Highland County by being a catalyst for cultural and economic development, and to preserve a historic landmark as a symbol of unity and pride.
Project GROWS seeks to address obesity in Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro by giving children and youth opportunities to grow produce, compost vegetable waste, and learn about nutrition. Goals: 1.Create community farming activities accessible to children, youth, and community members.2.Provide service opportunities for youth to become leaders in community farming activities. 3.Provide nutrition education to children, youth, their families, and community members.
4.Make high-quality, nutritious food available to members of the community that lack access, especially the families of children and youth involved in programs. 5.Promote growing your own produce for families and members of the community.