Teacher Resources

Below you will find a variety of useful links/ideas to educate students about agriculture, farming, and food.

Kids Book:

  • How did that get in my lunchbox?  The story of Food By Chris Butterworth – Order book and teacher resources here:
  • Seed Soil Sun: Earth’s Recipe for Food By Chris Peterson

Choose My Plate and Food Pyramid: Discuss healthy eating and describe what foods go in each section of the plate or pyramid.

Computer time: Great resource for teachers that contain math games and students can play a variety of games to learn about farming, agriculture, and healthy eating.

Pre-K-2 Agriculture activities:

All About Blueberries:

Year-Long activities:

Spotlight a different fruit or vegetable in the school that is in season, post pictures, discuss about how and where it’s grown.

Paige Manning
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Jackson, MS 39215
Telephone: 601.359.1163
Fax: 601.354.6001


MS Department of Education
Telephone: 601.576.4980