Category Archives: Ag in the Classroom

Innovative Aquaponics Farm to Host Experts, Students for Feb Class

Editor’s Note: This class is being Hosted by The Fish’s Garden,  Located in Camp Verde, AZ, The Fish’s Garden is an aquaponics farm that produces fish, vegetables, and herbs. The Fish’s Garden, located in Camp Verde, AZ, will host an Aquaponics Master … Continue reading

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15 Fun Ways to Celebrate National 4-H Week

Many people think that 4-H is something that kids who want to be farmers participate in, but the 4-H movement has expanded well beyond the rural farming communities of yesterday. Today, it is the largest youth development organization in the … Continue reading

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What Kids Can Learn from Gardening

There is a wealth of knowledge and learning opportunities to be found right in your own backyard.  Children can learn a variety of skills while having a ton of fun just growing things in a garden.  Gardening helps kids learn … Continue reading

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Summer Time Shouldn’t Be Hungry Time

More than 21 million children in the country receive free and reduced price meals during the school year, but when summer rolls around, only about 1 in 10 of those kids (3 million) get free meals through federal summer feeding programs.

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Kids Can Now Explore Farmers’ Markets Online

The popular agricultural education gaming site now includes an updated version of the Farmers’ Market Challenge, a game that helps students in kindergarten through fifth grade practice essential math skills while learning about food and healthy choices.  After correctly answering math … Continue reading

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