Summerlin Student Farmers Market
set for April 22
The Student Farmers Market returns to Downtown Summerlin on Earth Day, April 22. Organized by Green Our Planet, a local nonprofit that helps schools nationwide to plant and operate indoor and outdoor gardens, the market is presented in partnership with Bank of Nevada and Clark County School District.
It will feature produce from gardens at 50-plus schools throughout CCSD. More than 500 student farmers will be on hand to sell their produce to the public with all proceeds going directly to participating school garden programs.
According to Ciara Byrne, founder &co-CEO, Green Our Planet, school gardens provide hands-on STEM learning in an exciting way, helping students to learn about nutrition, science, conservation and math. The Student Farmers Market provides yet another opportunity for students to learn about business and finance in preparation for their real-world experience running their own…