Colorado Agriculture is Thriving
Colorado has a rich agricultural culture and economy. We have the farmland, know-how, and products to develop an extensive farm to school program statewide. Find out what is grown and where it is grown in Colorado: Colorado Agriculture Map for Kids.
This organization addresses issues of food sustainability and access through the engagement of youth. They offer a summer program for youth that includes a series of workshops focused on the principles of sustainable agriculture and the food system. The workshop curriculum, consisting of 8 modules, is available on their website. Click on Sustainable Agriculture Curriculum.
This is a forum for parents, educators, students and community members who are seeking guidance, resources, fundraising, networking and teaching to start, support and maintain school learning gardens. This is a comprehensive website that should be your first stop for all things about school gardens.
The World War II museum is promoting history literacy through this project. The site has some great information, including how Victory Gardens grew up all across the U.S. to help prevent a food shortage. Especially useful are the videos by a master gardener that teach kids gardening basics, curriculum materials, recipes, and fun garden activities.