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National Agriculture in the Classroom


Summary 2020 — Rhode Island

State Contact

Ms Heidi Quinn
Rhode Island Farm Bureau
16B Nooseneck Hill Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817
P: 401.385.3339

Innovative Programming Conducted and Educational Resources Developed

Nothing reported for 2020

Major Program Impacts or Outcomes

Nothing reported for 2020

Program Leader Biosketch

Heidi Quinn is the Executive Director of RI Farm Bureau, with only 2 staff at RIFB, developing our Ag in the Classroom program continues to be a bit of a challenge, but she is inspired by and learning from others. Heidi holds a Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education with a concentration in Animal Science from URI. She spent 12 years as a long-term substitute teacher while raising her children. She is an FFA and 4-H volunteer. Heidi has been the Executive Director of the RI Raised Livestock Association since 2011, and has focused on educating both farmers and consumers.