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Taking the Common Core standards outside.

Preserving Foods with Kids

Preserving Foods with Kids

Food preservation – freezing, canning, drying, pickling, and such – always seemed a daunting task to me; certainly, too intimidating to take into a classroom of kids. Those food safety fears recently led me straight into a California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom workshop where we learned CFAITC is developing a unit for teachers […]

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Grants Available to Teachers with Ag-Related Projects

Grants Available to Teachers with Ag-Related Projects

The CHS Foundation and National Agriculture in the Classroom are seeking applicants for 15 $500 grants awarded to teachers with agriculture-related projects. The deadline for application is 5 p.m. EST, Sept. 15. Applications are accepted online only. Applicants will be notified of awards by e-mail in October. In addition to the online application, one letter […]

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