The TFFJ Farm at Bruce Randolph School

Farm Details

Location: Denver, Colorado

Students: 795

Annual Production: 11,000 lbs

Year Launched: 2022

  • Students in grades 6-12 grow as much as 1,000 pounds of fresh produce every month that are used in the school’s cafeteria and distributed to community members through a student-run farmer’s market.
  • TFFJ, Denver Public Schools, and Bruce Randolph staff are collaborating to develop an urban agriculture career pathway for students in grades 9-12. 
  • TFFJ’s indoor hydroponic farm combined with Bruce Randolph’s outdoor soil-based gardens are used to train students on a variety of growing methods that provide fresh produce for their entire school community. 

Major Funder: Healthy Foods for Denver’s Kids

Community Partners: Colorado State University System and the DPS Career Connect Office, We Don’t Waste

“This is another example of how partnerships between DPS schools and local, state, and national partners can benefit both the school and our community. The Bruce Randolph students are learning about urban gardening while providing fruits and vegetables for the school and their surrounding community.”

Dr. Alex Marrero, DPS Superintendent

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