Food is something every child can relate to. Farm to school involves using cooking demonstrations, cafeteria taste testings, nutrition lessons, garden plots,and farm field trips to engage students in dynamic, hands-on learning and supports teachers in meeting the state standards for elementary education. Teachers are seeing students become incredibly engaged in this hands-on approach to teaching curriculum standards across all subjects using food, cooking, and gardening as a lens.
Farmtoschool.tbaisd.org hosts simple lesson plans, creative classroom activities, and the resources and support teachers seek to conduct farm to school within their own classrooms. Visit Farm to School and like us on Facebook to find useful tools regarding lesson plans, classroom activities, field trip opportunities, demonstrative videos and several other resources.
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For more information contact:
Cathy Meyer-Looze, EdD
TBAISD Instructional Services Consultant