Last year, we were taken a bit by surprise when Millennium FFA Advisor Keri Gage contacted us and requested an internship for one of her students, senior Nicole Piech. We previously hadn’t considered the idea for our inaugural season, but we had a great year with Nicole, even as we fumbled through her role on
Many of you may just be counting down the days remaining on this year’s school calendar, but we know plenty of teachers are already looking ahead to next year and planning everything that will make the school year a wonderful experience for their next group of students. We have good news for all of those
It’s safe to say the first garden crop at Rocker 7 Farm Patch was a success. I mean, look at these beauties! But the very best part of growing a garden this spring? The fact we were able to give it all back to our local food bank, along with tremendous help from Desert Edge
We had an amazing first week of Spring school tours here at Rocker 7 Farm Patch, and it all started with this watery substance we’ve heard of that occasionally falls from the sky called rain! Arizona isn’t exactly known for its heavy rainfall (we only average about eight inches per year), but you never would have guessed that had you been
As a former agricultural educator, it is always great to see the “ah-ha” moment from a student. For those who do not come from an education background, the “ah-ha” moment comes when a student finally comprehends a concept you have been working to get them to understand. I always LOVED that moment! And I still do – even
Are you interested in bringing agriculture into your classroom? Did you know Rocker 7 Farm Patch offered guest speaking services to schools and other educational programs? Well, we do! As a certified Arizona educator himself, Brody is passionate about teaching Arizona’s youth about all the farm has to offer. That’s why we want to make
Are you a teacher considering Rocker 7 Farm Patch field trips for your school? We think this chat with Palo Verde Elementary School first grade teacher Julie Kerr may help! Julie was raised on a dairy farm herself, one of many reasons she is passionate about bringing agriculture into her classroom, even with young students.
It’s a big week in our family. Sunday, we celebrated our niece Ainsley’s third birthday (from afar). Monday was our Leyton’s second birthday. Tuesday, we celebrated my mother-in-law’s birthday. And today is my parents’ anniversary. Like I said, a big week. Anyway, it made me realize that I don’t think we ever talked much about birthday