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National Agriculture in the Classroom

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Summary 2019 — Rhode Island

State Contact

Ms Heidi Quinn
Rhode Island Farm Bureau
16B Nooseneck Hill Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817
P: 401.385.3339
E: haquinn@rifb.org
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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.