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Learn About Agriculture

39191_141264582564836_3406824_nYouth visit farms and learn about animal husbandry and growing vegetables. The program develops awareness and understanding of the origins and complexities of who, what, where and how of food production. Activities vary depending on youth ages and experiences, site location, instructors and youth organization goals. Activities may include: feeding chickens, milking cows, planting seeds, harvesting vegetables, cooking, conducting soil experiments, collecting and identifying insects, learning about erosion, compost and plant anatomy and/or discussing the health and environmental concerns regarding food production.