JVUF is a non-profit organization committed to promoting sustainable agriculture and healthy eating. Established in 2002, JVUF has become a community wide source for local organic produce, hands-on science education and food policy advocacy. Utilizing over 3 acres of vacant downtown property, Jones Valley Teaching Farm grows organic produce and flowers, educates the community about healthy food, and helps make Birmingham a vibrant and healthy community.
Mt Laurel Farm School partnered with JVUF in 2009 and is pleased to be working with JVUF to fulfill their mission of helping Birmingham grow healthy communities through urban farming and education. The Mt Laurel Farm School is a 25 acre organic neighborhood farm. With over 75 different crops growing throughout the year, there are always delicious surprises waiting for you at the Farm Stand, open from 10 to 4 daily.