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San Diego Ag in the Classroom

SDAITC, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, was launched in 1996 by agriculturalists wanting to advance ag literacy for students in San Diego County. Its mission is to support and promote the teaching of agriculture, the role it plays in our lives and to encourage careers in agriculture.

Fun Facts about farming in San Diego County

San Diego County leads the nation in the number of small farms and organic farms.
Flowers grown here have decorated Rose Parade floats, presidential inaugurations, Super Bowls, Olympics and more weddings, proms, and anniversaries than can be counted.
20% of our farms are women-owned and 25% are minority-operated.
Enough avocados are produced here annually to make up to 138,000,000 servings of guacamole.
San Diego County leads the nation in growing plants used to beautify homes and businesses. Landscaping can increase the value of a home by up to 15%.
The average age of a farmer in San Diego is 66. Inspire the next generation of local farmers by supporting San Diego Ag in the Classroom.