Arkansas student organization opens produce stand
July 30, 2017
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — It may be summer break, but it hasn't kept Valley View senior Kaylee Southern from school.
The 17-year-old girl joined the 110- to 130-member Future Farmers of America student organization as a way to meet others after she moved into the Valley View School District three years ago. She now helps sell produce at the FFA produce stand, which helps fund projects and trips during the school year.
"I do it because it is a job," said Southern, who earns minimum wage. "I am getting paid for it. And to help my agri teacher. He needs volunteers. It is fun being outside, gett...