Allen University’s “GET THE TOOLS” is driven by the spirit to encourage the participation of small and disadvantage farmers in gaining access to resources of state and federal programs administered by the United States Department of Agriculture, and communicate and educate our community through effective outreach and technical assistance. Our efforts will specific target to increase the number of Youth, faith-based communities, women, veterans, and communities of colors that know about, engage USDA resources around farming.

Environmental Justice Institute (EJI) Grant from 2019 

Overview of activities/ projects/ Initiatives that are affiliated with Dr. Oluwole Ariyo, Principal Investigator

March 13-15, 2019: Environmental

Justice Institute Conference held in DC.   

Dr. Oluwole Ariyo gave a presentation on, 'Deleterious effects of improper disposal of household hazardous wastes'. One of our Allen University Environmental Justice Institute Interns, by name, Divine favor Oladipo presented on, 'Review of detrimental effects of Carbon monoxides in different communities'. See more projects!

Sarah DuBose of Sassafras Flower Farm is gardener and owner of Sassafrass Flowers in Easley. Each summer season, DuBose grows 12-15 varieties of flowers. Her 500 zinnia plants are able to produce 1,000 usable stems per week. 

See more pictures from the July 12th Grow and Sell tour! Click here.

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