Lesson Plans from Ag in the Classroom

Grades K-12 lesson plans that teach agricultural awareness. All these lessons are aligned with CA content standards.

Composting in the Classroom: Scientific Inquiry for High School Students

A comprehensive guide for teachers interested in guiding compost research projects by high school students.

Cookshop for Teens: EATWISE

"EATWISE: Educated and Aware Teens Who Inspire Smart Eating, molding teens into nutrition educators Nutrition is their mission. (Run by the Food Bank of New York City)."

Exploring Regional Food Systems

"This 2-page brief explores how community-based organizations, municipal agencies, and even local legislators are exploring ways in which local and regional foods might contribute to community and economic development."

French Fries and the Food System: A Year Round Curriculum Connecting Youth with Farming and Food

A year-round curriculum connecting youth with farming and food. Material teaches youth how to develop a deep understanding of and appreciation for the land and local food systems.

Fundamentals of Organic Farming and Gardening: An Instructors Guide

This curriculum is designed as an instructors guide. It is intended to give instructors in a variety of settings information on the scientific basis for Organic Farming and Gardening. It can be used in its entirety as a full course or selected sections can be inserted as a supplement to a general course on agriculture or gardening.

Growing Together: A Guide to Building Inspired, Diverse and Productive Youth Communities

"Growing Together is the result of a decade of The Food Project's success working with youth from diverse backgrounds and bridging urban and suburban communities through work on the land. An indispensable resource for youth coordinators, teachers, religious leaders, trainers and community members who want an easily transferable and adaptable approach to creating dynamic, diverse and productive communities."

Jr. Master Gardeners

"The Junior Master Gardener program is an international youth gardening program of the University Cooperative Extension network. JMG engages children in novel, ""hands-on"" group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment, and cultivate the mind."

Nourish: Food + Community

Explores the provocative question: What's the story of your food?

Super Size Me

"While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald's food for one month."