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Lessons about food, nutrition & agriculture are important for teaching lifelong, healthy habits.
They also align nicely with K-12 learning standards!

Here are some links to educational resources & curriculum tools.

Farm to School Youth Leadership Curriculum – A 6-lesson Curriculum designed for 11th and 12th grade students to take them through the tasks of evaluating school lunch menus, partnering with food service staff, talking to farmers and sourcing local foods.

Budding Farmers Fun Book - Kid-friendly “food themed” activities, recipes, worksheets, and instructional videos.

Teaching the Food System – Full curriculum and resources on the relationships between diet, health, food production, the environment, population and equity.

Edible Schoolyard Project - Search for lessons, tools and resources by grade level, subject area, or activity type.

Eat.Think.Grow. - Downloadable free lesson plans by grade and by season.

Life Lab – Great curriculum materials available for purchase.

Team Nutrition – USDA’s free downloadable Gardening and Nutrition Education curriculum units for grades 3-6.

Growing Minds – Free downloadable lesson plans.

Check back soon – information about field trips and more educational resources to come!