Podcast: Prof. Olivia Thompson, College of Charleston

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College of Charleston professor Olivia Thompson

College of Charleston professor Olivia Thompson heads up a farm-to-school initiative that creates school-based gardens that provide learning opportunities, along with fresh and nutritious food, for students. Her efforts also include linking farmers with school cafeterias. This is an exciting concept that has the potential to support schools across the state. In this segment of the “Voices for Education” podcast, she talks about the value of gardens on school campuses, the potential for small farmer to connect with schools, and some of the partnerships she’s seeing develop in South Carolina.