Former KIDS for the BAY Student Discusses Career in Environmental Education

KIDS for the BAY (KftB) Communications Coordinator Amy Asmussen interviewed former KftB Student Luis Angel Gonzalez, now Garden Manager, Environmental Educator, and Plant Whisperer at Urban Tilth’s Verde Partnership Garden. In fourth grade, Angel participated in the Watershed Action Program at Chavez Elementary School in Richmond. Jonah Yamagata, who now also works at Urban Tilth as the Native Plant Nursery Manager, was Angel’s KftB Educator for his fourth grade class! 

Amy sat down with Angel to learn more about his experiences with KIDS for the BAY and his work teaching garden classes to elementary and middle school students and maintaining this special green space, which has served North Richmond communities for over twenty years.

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