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Links

ELEMENTARY LINKS

www.fsnep.org/
295 pages total - from U of MD Extension's Food Stamp Nutrition Education program. Set of nine chapters for teaching and demonstrating nutrition education to youth. It includes gardening lessons as well but can be used effectively without a garden. The lessons are linked to the Maryland State Curriculum.

www.dole.com/
Be a Fit Kid - Contains recipes, games, music, comics, and videos encouraging kids to eat more fruits and vegetables.

www.moomilk.com/
Fun and educational website about cows and milk with facts, contests, games, and recipes.

www.agclassroom.org/
The Agriculture in the Classroom National Resource Directory is an online searchable database that lists hundreds of educational resources designed to help educators locate high quality classroom materials and information to increase agricultural literacy among their Pre-K through 12th grade students.

www.campsilos.org/
CampSilos highlights the development of American agriculture. Targeting students in grades 4-8, the site provides online material related to corn, pioneer farming, farming today and tomorrow, and the prairie.

www.mypyramid.gov/
One size does not fit all. MyPyramid offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan and assess your food choices based on the Dieatry Guidelines for Americans.

www.agintheclassroom.org/
This Illinois AITC site contains teacher materials such as theh AG Mag, lessons and resources. Students can explore virtual farm tours, quizzes, and a kid's zone.

www.dpichicken.org/
Reproducible, educational Chicken from the Egg to Your Table helps students learn more about chicken and how it is produced.

www.cyberspaceag.com/
Lots of information about farm animals and crops such as corn, soybeans, sorghum, sunflowers, and wheat.

www.cfaitc.org/
California's Ag in the Classroom site has teacher lessons, links, and a kids' corner.

www.sites.ext.vt.edu/
The 4-H Virtual Farm strives to educate youth about farming, how food products are produced and processed, and to learn basic agricultural concents. Students are invited to select one of six different types of farms to explore: horse, farm, pond, beef, dairy, poultry, and wheat.

MIDDLE SCHOOL LINKS

www.gardenabcs.com/
Case Studies: School Gardens. Read through this extensive list of school garden projects that are in progress and some that are up and running! Case studies can offer teachers a variety of ideas, approaches and opportunites they may not have considered, as well as the opportunity to contact and discuss these projects with teachers who are coordinating them. Lots of inspiration and energy here!

http://mda.maryland.gov/farm_to_school/Pages/farm_to_school.aspx/
Farm To School! - Learn how your school can work with your district or county procurement department to bring local foods to your school cafeteria table!

www.onestrawfarm.com/
One Straw Farm-A Model CSA! - Start with Norman's Blog, then explore this excellent CSA (Community Supported Ag) for all the diversity this family offers their subscribers. One Straw Farm is an example of what many area CSA's are doing with their communities, websites, and farms. Many CSA's feature informative websites so check out what's happening on your farm!

www.urbanext.illinois.edu/
My First Garden - Brilliant site devoted to teachers and students in the upper elementary grades, but perfectly usable as it is for teachers of special needs students and summer camp directors.

http://www.agclassroom.org/teen/teen1.htm
Teen Scene

http://www.agclassroom.org/agroworld/index.htm
AgroWorld - This website is packed with socondary ed resources, plus you can subscribe to the ezine for free. This is very heavy on ag science! The archives are worth their weight in honey, that's a lot of weight!

HIGH SCHOOL LINKS

Organizations
NAAE
Team Ag Ed
National FFA
National FFA Alumni
Maryland FFA
Maryland FFA Alumni

Grants
Living to Serve

Curriculum
CASE
CAERT

Resources/Blogs
NAAE Community of Practices
Ideas 4 Ag Ed
National Science Digital Library
Online Directory of Colleges and Universities for Sustainable Agriculture (USDA)

Links for Teachers, Classroom Assistance
Agripedia

GENERAL RESOURCES

General Ag Links
Grow It, Eat It
Farm Life Live
Harvest of History
American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture
Delivering Nutrition Naturally
Just for Kids
The Pizza Farm
Maryland Agricultural Statistics Service
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Maryland Farm Bureau
Maryland Grain Producers Association
Maryland Veterinary Medical Association
My American Farm
UMD College of Ag & Natural Resources
UMD Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program
Moo Milk
National Ag in the Classroom
CampSilos
Illinois Ag in the Classroom
Choose my Plate
Agricultural Research Service
Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.
California Ag in the Classroom
4-H Virtual Farm