Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month
During March, 2017
Elementary and Middle School Programming
Celebrate Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month (CALM) with a 60-minute classroom visit where your students will meet a farmer or industry professional, read a book, do an activity and learn where food comes from! Our food has a story is the theme for CALM 2017. The program has direct links to ELA, health, social studies and science. Registration is now closed for this program.
- receive a visit from a local farmer or industry leader
- have a book read and donated to your classroom
- receive classroom activity resources and materials
High School Live Stream: Trashing Food Waste with Technology
Join the live-stream event on “Trashing Food Waste with Technology” Tuesday March 7, 2017 at 11am CST. Presented by Jessica Brady, MarCom Specialist with Okanagan Specialty Fruits. If you cannot participate in the live-stream event on March 7, the full video will be posted on Friday, March 10 here.
This presentation will provide information on biotech safety and regulations, some background on Arctic® apples, and the technology being used to reduce food waste. Teachers and individuals who register can ask Jessica questions in advance or during it the live-stream event. So even if the time does not work for your students, questions that are asked in advance can be answered during the webinar and viewed once the video has been posted. Click here to register. Pre- and post- activities are available for you to use in your classroom before and after the event. Download them below:
- Pre-PowerPoint - Trashing Food Waste with Technology
- Live Stream - Pre-Activity
- Post-PowerPoint - Trashing Food Waste with Technology
- Live Stream - Post-Activity
For more on the Arctic® apple, visit www.arcticapples.com
Farm Credit Canada has partnered with Agriculture in the Classroom-Canada (AITC-C) to deliver CALM to thousands of teachers and students across the country.