All new programs for the 2017-2018 School Year
The Junior Growers Academy has grown up!
The Urban Farming Institute (UFI), Junior Growers Academy has grown into the Growers Academy and is now offering classes from 3rd through 8th grade. These innovative classes meet the Florida Sunshine Standards and are STEAM based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) and are now offered to home school students.
Students have the opportunity to experience a unique learning environment full of wonder and excitement found only in our Field Stations. Our facilities are located at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek and at the UFI main campus in Oakland Park.
The Growers Academy offers a distinctive program, in an outdoor setting, taught by educational professionals in the areas of biology, food science, nutrition, and exercise. Each class will be taught over 13 weeks with 39 hours of instruction.