Jefferson Farm and Garden

Jefferson Farm and Garden is a 67-acre educational farm designed to engage the community in experiences about food and agriculture. Jefferson Farm and Garden is committed to sharing the story of agriculture and demonstrating a vast array of Midwest farming, gardening and conservation practices. As an outdoor classroom, Jefferson Farm and Garden aims to reach learners of all ages by connecting people to the land and enriching the community through workshops, field trips and special events.

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A Community Asset

For several years, the Columbia FFA chapter has partnered with local landowners and entities to provide a space for student projects. The goal of these partnerships is to provide an area for students…

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Monticello Society Brunch

Guest Speaker, Amy Dooley, director, Jefferson Farm and Garden. Even the relentless pouring rain could not deter nearly 100 CAFNR folks from attending the 2017 Monticello Society Brunch Saturday,…

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A Native Project

A newly developed feature at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Jefferson Farm and Garden showcases some of Missouri’s most important native tree…

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Weather Updates at Your Fingertips

It was 25 years ago when Pat Guinan, with the help of the University of Missouri’s Extension Commercial Agriculture Program, established the first of a small network of automated weather stations…

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Virtual Tour of Jefferson Farm and Garden