growing the next generation of hungry minds


JVTF launches Farm Studio

Empowering the next generation of Birmingham city's scientists, designers and engineers through JVTF's Farm Studio.


PBL Week: Compost

This October, JVTF had the privilege of hosting a 5th grade class from Avondale for a Project Based Learning week.

Lucy Film

A Fellowship: A new short film

As a second year fellow, Lucy's experience has profoundly impacted her perspective and career goals. Watch the film.

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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

Our good friends and partners @jimnnicksbbq + The Fatback Collective are bringing one of the best @hseanbrock to Birmingham to celebrate his new book. Hope you will join us.
Farm Lab at Avondale Elementary.
Week 6 of Farm Lab curriculum continues to bring good things. Shout out to @nourishfoods for helping make class wide taste testing a success.
Excited to be working on our next learning kit: nutrition!
Hope you've had a chance to come to one of our three weekly student-run farmer's markets. Farm Lab Club is workin' hard harvesting some early fall veggies!
We are excited to be featured at Little Savannah Restaurant & Bar's Community Farm Table tonight at 6:30pm. If you are interested in reserving a seat call (205)591-1119.