"We have to bring children into a new relationship to food that connects them to culture and agriculture." Alice Waters
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America’s farmers and ranchers who work hard to provide the food, fiber, and fuel we all depend on
National Ag Week
National Ag Week in 2021 is March 21st thru March 27th.
National Ag Day in 2021 is March 23rd.
This is a time when producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America gather to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by American agriculture. Help us celebrate. We appreciate you.
National Ag Day Virtual Event
8:30 a.m. CST/9:30 a.m. EST
Remarks by government leaders on the agriculture industry’s economic growth opportunities and how the future will be shaped by lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Highlights from the Ag Day student activities, Ag Day at the grassroots level
The winning written essay, The wining video essay
Outstanding Young Farmer address, Tributes to agriculture, and more!
This event is free to participants. Click here to register!
Worksheets, Videos, and Resources
Books Read Aloud
AFBF 2020 Book of the Year
Author, Peggy Thomas says, "With a mind for ingenuity, Henry Ford looked to improve life for others. After the Great Depression struck, Ford especially wanted to support ailing farmers. For two years, Ford and his team researched ways to use farmers' crops in his Ford Motor Company. They discovered that the soybean was the perfect answer. Soon, Ford's cars contained many soybean plastic parts, and Ford incorporated soybeans into every part of his life. He ate soybeans, he wore clothes made of soybean fabric, and he wanted to drive soybeans, too." Visit her website
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Hey, Hey, Hay: A Tale of Bales and the Machines That Make Them
What agricultural-related children’s books would you recommend? Why?
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National Agriculture in the Classroom is always working to teach children about agriculture. V
Visit their website at: https://www.agclassroom.org
Vermont Farm to School Network is another great resource for books, and learning how local schools use local foods in schools throughout the state. Visit their website at: https://vermontfarmtoschool.org
A Self-Published Vermont Author and Farmer: John Churchman, click on the link: Sweet Pea & Friends