Farm School students learn tasks like pruning at the BiRite Farm in Sonoma Photo courtesy of 18 Reasons

Farm School students learn tasks like pruning at the Bi-Rite Farm in Sonoma. Photo courtesy of 18 Reasons

Bi-Rite Teaches Agriculture at Farm School

SAN FRANCISCO — Many supermarkets now give customers information about where their food comes from, but Bi-Rite Market here takes it a step further with a summer Farm School program.

“I don’t think you can fully learn about farming unless you get your hands a little dirty. And whether or not [participants] become farmers isn’t really the point. It’s to engender an understanding about what it takes to run a small-scale [organic] farm successfully,” said Rosie

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