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2017 4‑H Youth in Action: Farm Tour with Samuel Sugarman

July 25, 2017 10:44 AM

4‑H alum Samuel Sugarman understands the importance of knowing from where your food comes. Since the development of the Farm Tour Program, he’s had the opportunity to share his knowledge with local youth and educate them on food and farming in a fun way. Step inside Sugar Sweet Farm as the 2017 4‑H Youth in Action winner gives an in-depth tour of the Encinitas, California farm!


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Samuel Sugarman

4‑H Youth in Action Winner (Ag)

A 4‑H’er since the age of 9, Samuel Sugarman had developed life skills like public speaking and goal setting, while learning from adult mentors who modeled servant leadership. Drawing on these skills he’d developed in 4‑H, Samuel created the free Farm Tour Program to connect youth in his community with animals and nature. Since the program’s inception, Samuel has led hundreds of Farm Tours for scout troops, youth groups and school groups. Through these tours, he taught youth about stewardship, compassion, patience and gratitude. In 2016, Samuel was honored for his service work with the Congressional Gold Medal for Service by Congressman Darrell Issa.

The 4‑H Youth in Action Agriculture Pillar Award is sponsored by Bayer Crop Science.

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