Soil kits from MO DIRT were donated to FFA agriculture teachers while attending their convention in Springfield. Currently, 49 soil kits has been distributed to FFA teachers during MO DIRT events including professional development and FFA meetings.
MO DIRT participated of the Riverview Gardens Summer Camp with a display of soil and root demonstrations. Students in 3rd and 4th grade enjoyed tasting ginger powder!
MO DIRT participated of Dream Big, a career in STEM exploration for high school students with disabilities. We had demonstrations about soil science including soil critters, soil textures and soil colors.
MO DIRT attended the launch of the EcoHealth Network, a project from the Missouri Botanical Garden. The EcoHealth Network will coordinate initiatives, with public and private groups in urban and rural parts of the St. Louis region, to find positive solutions to human health and quality-of-life issues.