From American Farm Bureau Foundation
For December 2021
Around the holidays, a lot of families do a lot of baking. For our December at home learning activities, let’s turn baking into learning!
Reminder: this is our last at home learning activity post. We hope you have enjoyed the series and feel free to use the lessons for years to come.
For November 2021
November is Nutrition Month! Let's explore healthy eating and where food comes from in this month's activities. Reminder, the last monthly At Home Learning activities will be in December 2021.
Get your agritourism location noticed!
The Prized Pumpkin is now available as a free online learning module
October is National Farm to School Month! Farm to School Month connects children and communities with the source of their food and the farmers and ranchers that grow it. In honor of Farm to School month, let’s explore some of our favorite resources that connect young learners to their food!
For October 2021
It is October so this month's at home learning activities are all about pumpkins!
Submit your kids’/students’ questions about food and farming and we will have a REAL farmer or rancher make a video reply.
This year’s On the Farm program brought together teams of high school educators with experts in science education, agricultural science, and beef production to the farmers, ranchers, and agriculture operators of Tennessee.
Author Michelle Houts writes on her inspiration for the newest accurate ag book from Feeding Minds Press, BARN AT NIGHT which publishes on September 14th.
Learn all about honey and pollinators in honor of National Honey Month!
The winners of the Spring 2021 Purple Plow Challenge, H2Grow, have been chosen!
For September 2021
September is National Fruits and Veggies Month! Get some at home learning ideas!
Farmers work year-round to get food on our table, but here we explore some popular fruits and veggies that are in season in the summer!
For August 2021
August is National Sandwich Month! Take a bite out of some of our favorite educational activities related to sandwiches and lunch.
With nearly 600 applicants, 51 educators were randomly selected to receive $100 credits to the Farm Bureau store, thanks to the contributions from the CSL Foundation and another generous donor.
For July 2021
Hooray for summer! Let the fun begin! With summer comes some delicious foods - why not add a bit of knowledge as a side dish?
What foods make you think of the 4th? Do you know where they come from? Can you guess 3 fruits that are actually berries?
We are excited to announce that we have launched a limited-series podcast, "Farmer Says." In this series, real kids ask their questions about farming and get answers from real farmers!
For June 2021
No whey- June is Dairy Month! Check out these resources to learn more about dairy.
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded $9,500 in grants to 10 communities that are creating new and exciting ways to help learners of all ages understand agriculture and the important role it plays in their lives.