Day in the Life of a Farmer

Mount Vernon Kindergarten through Second Grade Students Participate in a week-long Agriculture Inspired Day Camp. Mrs. Dix, a Mount Vernon Elementary teacher and farmer, hosted 15+ students at Washington Elementary for a week-long agriculture inspired day-camp. During the first three days, students participated in a variety of hands-on activities in which Linn County Farm Bureau Education Outreach Program had the opportunity to visit with the students about the dairy industry. I read a book called “Grass to Milk” and assisted with making homemade ice cream. Students explored a new topic each day including dairy, beef and sheep but the highlight was visiting Mrs. Dix’s farm on the last day. W

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