growing the next generation of hungry minds


JVTF launches Farm Studio

Designed by JVTF, this intensive 2-week Summer Learning Program is empowering the next generation of Birmingham City's scientists, designers and engineers.

NEW Cocktails on the Farm-Logo with Color

Cocktails on the Farm, presented by IBERIABANK

Join us at the farm on Saturday, June 21st, for some of Birmingham's best food, drink, and music! Buy your tickets today!


Student Farmers Market spring kickoff

Join us at the Student Farmers Markets this spring at Glen Iris and Oliver Elementary!

Donate today and help us reach our goal of educating 10,000 students annually.

Jones Valley Teaching Farm is not just a place where delicious food grows
— it's a place where young minds blossom.

Our mission, put simply, is to make our community a healthier place. And our focus is empowering future generations with an education to eat smarter, think healthier—and live better.

Snapshots of Jones Valley

Farm Studio Day 10: spreading the message that #goodschoolfood has come to Birmingham.
Farm Studio Day 10: Water Girls Design Team presenting their project.
Farm Studio Day 10: report cards are almost ready to be completed for an amazing group of students who have worked together to better understand global and local water issues and then use this new knowledge to design and build a solution for water reuse in their school's @jvtfarmlab.
Farm Studio Day 8: we may or may not have just discovered Birmingham's next generation of engineers and designers. #farmstudio
Farm Studio Day 7: meet team Titan Tigers as they completed Phase 1 of their vegetable/fruit wash station.
Farm Studio Day 7: vegetable/fruit wash station build outs continue.