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Programs & Field Trips

Our flagship programs and field trips for teachers and students turn agriculture education into a hands-on adventure.

The Great Canadian Farm Tour

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It's Season TWO!

Join Agriculture in the Classroom Canada and our provincial member organizations on the Great Canadian Farm Tour (GCFT)! Bring your class on 10 virtual LIVE farm tours across Canada from mid-April to mid-May. All grade levels and learning centres are welcome to participate, however, the tours are targeted at Grades 1-6.

Come along as we…

LEARN about Canada’s exciting agriculture and food story! CONNECT and interact virtually with real farmers on their OWN farms, and EXPERIENCE what it’s like on a real farm in your home province!

This unique learning opportunity will inspire your students, ignite their curiosity and teach them about the important role agriculture plays in their lives, EVERYDAY!

Who: All grades welcome, but program is targeted for Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 students
When: April 11 to May 18, 2023
Where: Your classroom
How: Teachers can register for as many virtual tours as they like.
Time: 60 minutes
Cost: Free
Registration: Closed

Get excited about the accompanying curriculum-linked GCFT Activity Book, which will be sure to keep students engaged and interested in this event! To register, you will need to make an account on the AITC Dashboard. Be sure to check your junk mail for the verification email.

Tour dates:

April 11th - Potatoes in New Brunswick with AITCNB
April 12th - Tomatoes in British Columbia with BCAITC
April 19th - Research in Prince Edward Island with AITCPEI
April 25th - Sheep in Saskatchewan with AITC-SK
April 28th - Chickens in Manitoba with AITC-M
May 3rd - Christmas Trees in Nova Scotia with AITCNS
May 9th - Grains in Alberta with Agriculture for Life
May 11th - Bees in Newfoundland and Labrador with AITCNL
May 16th - Apples in Ontario with AgScape
May 18th - Pork in Quebec with Ecole O Champ

Thank you to our Presenting Partner

Contact Information

Larissa Peitsch
Program Manager

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