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Students prep for Thursday food, crafts sale at SJCOE

Special education program students in San Joaquin County will sell produce and plants grown in school gardens and crafts made in the classroom at the San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) on Thursday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Transactions are cash-only.

The April 25 Farmers Market is sponsored by the WorkAbility I program through the San Joaquin County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA), part of the SJCOE. WorkAbility I is a state program that provides students ages 12 to 22 vocational services and places students 16 and older in paid positions with local employers.

The high school students and young adults participating in the Farmers Market learn valuable skills preparing products for sale and interacting with customers.

The sale will be hosted at the San Joaquin County Office of Education, Wentworth Education Center, Parking Lot at 2707 Transworld Drive, Stockton.

The San Joaquin County Office of Education provides educational leadership, resources, and services to support schools throughout the county. With its programs, staff, and community partnerships, the SJCOE ensures that every student in San Joaquin County has the opportunity of a quality education. For more information, visit