National Read a Book Day

National Read a Book Day is September 6, 2018! I plan to celebrate with the current book I am reading called "The Apartment." It takes place in New York City where 4 friends are pursuing individual start-up careers. I have a feeling it will be one I can't put down! How do you plan to celebrate? I encourage you to consider reading an accurate agriculture book to your students. And I highlight accurate because there are so many wonderful books available that portray REAL photographs and stories of how our food is grown and raised. I have compiled a few of my favorites below. How Did that Get in My Lunch Box? Takes a look at the steps involved in producing some of our common foods we would incl

Introducing Ag in September!

Who is excited for school to start back up? We are! Year two will begin with new topics, updated lessons and diverse activities. Our monthly September lessons will introduce the term agriculture. Students will engage in hands-on activities as they explore the basics of where our food comes from. Here is a list of our September lessons by grade: Pre-school: Apple orchards Students will explore apples, apple trees and the life cycle of an apple orchard through literature and hands-on activities to better understand plants and how they provide for us. Kindergarten: How to grow a pizza Students will learn about the sources and healthfulness of several common pizza ingredients. First: My Life Box

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