Despite the abundance of farm fresh food in the Bay Area, far too many residents in our communities struggle to put healthy food on the table, resulting in greater food insecurity, hunger, poor nutrition, and diet-related health issues. At AIM, we are working hard to close the food access gap. In August 2018, AIM launched The [...]
Honoring Veterans at the Farmers Market Andy Naja-Riese, CEO On any given day, a trip to the farmers market presents a unique opportunity for community gathering and learning directly from farmers, ranchers, fishers, and food purveyors about how they produce their food. However, this weekends’ markets represent something special – a time to recognize and [...]
As a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization, AIM’s purpose is to educate the public about the health, environmental, and economic benefits of buying foods directly from farmers and other food producers. To help fulfill this mission, we have recently aligned our signature educational programs – Diggin’ the Market, Diggin’ the Classroom, and Diggin’ on the Farm [...]
AIM invites you to join us for a farmers market-to-table experience, featuring local chefs and their seasonally inspired dishes. STARTING THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7th AT THE MARIN CIVIC CENTER FARMERS MARKET, 9am - 12pm In honor of 35 years of the Agricultural Institute of Marin, we’re excited to launch Chef’s Corner, which brings Bay Area chefs to the Marin [...]
AIM has an exciting opportunity for three (3) student interns or recent college graduates for practical, hands-on experiences: 1. Education intern, 2. Marketing & Communications intern, 3. Data and Metrics Intern. Interns will be assigned to complete one or more projects aligned with their academic and career interests in the fields of agricultural education, communications & marketing, or data [...]
In honor of National Farmers Market Week 📣 📣 📣 The Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM) is launching its new mobile farmers market truck, The Rollin’ Root, with a mission to increase equitable access to fresh, healthy food grown on local farms and to provide nutrition education in underserved communities. AIM’s goal is to ensure that all [...]
Join us! A big Give Back Tuesday next week, July 31st at Iron Springs in Fairfax. Iron Springs will donate 10% of all sales that day to AIM and proceeds will go to our Farm Field Studies Program. Doors open at 4pm, hope to see you there!
AIM offers three farm-based education programs: On The Farm, In The Classroom, At The Market. Our goal is to empower youth to make food choices that will positively impact their long-term health. Knowledge of where food comes from, how crops are grown, why farmers chose to farm and what's in season, is a powerful tool for teaching good nutrition. What better [...]