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Eli’s Cheesecake, Wright College & the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences Celebrate the Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program Graducation

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Chicago Tribune Food Policy Writer Renee Enna Speaks to Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences Students as part of the Summer Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program sponsored by Eli’s, Wright College and CHSAS

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Renee Enna and CHSAS Students

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Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Program Graduation

The Sustainable Agriculture Entrepreneurship Summer Program, now in its seventh year, is a partnership between the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS), Wright College, and The Eli’s Cheesecake Company. Students have the opportunity to work at the CHSAS Farm, attend a college-credit class at Wright College and participate in a discussion series at the weekly Eli’s/Wright College Farmers Market. The students have finished their first draft of a cookbook with recipe’s they’ve developed over the summer using locally-sourced ingredients. Many talented and innovative minds behind this unique program spoke at the graduation, as well as an outstanding student from the program, Darius Dixon.

The Eli’s Cheesecake Company would like to thank this years guest speakers:

Chris Koetke, Kendall College

Terra Brockman, The Land Connection

Carrie Nahabedian, Naha

Orrin Williams, Center for Urban Transformation

Melissa Graham, Purple Asparagus

Rob Gardner, The Local Beet

Jim Braun & Debbie Hillman, Illinois Local and Organic Food and Farm Task Force

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