School History & Overview
The Chicago Board of Education created the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences in July, 1984, and in September, 1985, we opened our doors as the newest high school in the Chicago Public Schools, attracting students from all parts of the city.
This school was established at a time of great concern about the future of agricultural education and the agricultural industry in general. There is a nationwide effort underway to broaden the scope of teaching in and about agriculture beginning at the kindergarten level and extending through adulthood. At the high school level, there is strong interest in shifting the curriculum toward agribusiness and plant and animal sciences. Too f
(This listing was last updated on Mar 4, 2009)
3857 W 111th Strret
Chicago, IL 60655
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animal welfare/humane certified,
integrated pest management
The CHSAS Farmstand only sells what we grow or make. Teachers and students work together to create the products to meet the diverse needs of our south-side Chicago customers and their families. Our customers will line up at 9:00am to obtain the fresh picked sweet corn and other quality garden vegetables that we hand pick six days a week.
Our Food Science department regularly bakes zucchini bread and cans pickles and peppers. We always have a large supply of our honey from our 40 bee hives.