Island Grown Schools Curriculum Toolkit

PreK, Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary, Middle, High School
Units for every grade level that build on each other and provide a meaningful food education for students in Martha Vineyards.

Farm to Childcare Curriculum Package

Activity ideas and resources for implementing Farm to Childcare at your childcare center. Many of these resources are ready to use, while some are examples that offer opportunities for you to customize to your own context. Lesson planning charts are provided to help you introduce the children at your center to locally grown food items and concepts.

Growing Minds - Farm to School Lesson Plans

Over the years, Growing Minds has developed Farm to School activities that incorporate national standards. Find lesson plans, recipes, books, and other resources for each month of the school year.

Farm to School Youth Leadership Curriculum

The semester-long Farm to School Youth Leadership curriculum is designed to empower high school students and engage them in meaningful, hands-on learning activities that also strengthen their school’s Farm to School program and link them directly with farmers in their community.

Food, Land and People

Promotes approaches to learning that help people better understand the interrelationships among agriculture, the environment and people of the world.

Fresh the Movie

This movie is a documentary advocating fresh food.

King Corn

Film exposes how, with the help of government subsidies, genetically modified seeds, and powerful herbicides, America's most subsidized crop becomes the staple of its cheapest--and most troubling--foods.

National Environmental Education Foundation Resources

For grades K-12. Garden based leraning with links to lessons on climate change, water, water-energy articles, and children and nature. Children and nature lessons for all grades, will pop up in a new on-line window.

Science and our Food Supply

The FDA in collaboration with the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) have created thi innovative, interactive supplementary curriculum for use in middle level and high school science classes. Provides challenging hands-on, minds-on activities that link food science and food safety to students' everyday lives.

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.