Posts Tagged Chicago High School of Agricultural Sciences

Eli’s/Wright College Happy to Host Chris Koetke, Dean at Kendall College, as a Speaker for the Farmer’s Market

Farmers Markets are in full swing!

Eli’s Cheesecake and Wright College host Farmers Markets every Thursday in the parking lot of Eli’s Cheesecake World from 7AM – 1PM.

The first two markets were very successful, with beautiful days and great turnouts! The second market, on Thursday, June 25 2009, marked the debut of our Speakers Program with the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences, with Chris Koetke, Dean of the School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College. Stop by Eli’s Cheesecake World for many more Eli’s/Wright College Farmers Markets and speakers brought to you by Eli’s and the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences.

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Chuck Guengerich, President of Wright College, Ted Szabo of Szabo Realty and head of the Portage Park Chamber, Chad Nichols, Farmer and Proprietor of Nichols Orchards, Vicki Nygren of Country Financial (sponsor of Chicago’s Farmers Markets) and Eli’s Cheesecake Marc Schulman celebrate Opening Day of the Thursday Eli’s/Wright College Farmers Market.

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CHSAS will be a weekly presence at the Eli’s Cheesecake/Wright College Farmers Market

Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences Farmstand comes to the northwest side.

Produce, Crafts and Honey from the Ag School are favorites of the Mt. Greenwood and Beverly communities For the summer of 2009, CHSAS will be a weekly presence at the Eli’s Cheesecake/Wright College Farmers Market. Scott Simon of NPR highlighted the students and programs recently on NPR Weekend Edition Saturday.

Source: www.npr.org
Students at Chicago’s High School for Agricultural Sciences learn from farming livestock and crops, but they also train for several other careers. Ag High’s curriculum includes subjects such as English, history and science, along with classes literally taught in the field.

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