Small But Mighty: Microgreens in the Classroom
Microgreens, young seedlings of edible plants and herbs, continue to gain popularity among fancy restaurant diners and health-conscious consumers alike. These tasty, nutritious, fast-growing, and unconventional crops are the perfect plants to bring into classrooms to teach students about plant growth, specialty crops, and healthy eating. Join Chris Wyant, experienced microgreen grower and Education Manager for Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom, as he shows you an assortment of ways to grow and eat microgreens as well as connect them to student learning in fun and exciting ways.
presented by: Chris Wyant
Books and Bulletin Boards
Explore the seasons of agriculture with a hands on activities tied to the school calendar with a heavy emphasis on ag accurate books. Bulletin Board activities, books and hands on activities August through June highlighting new book suggestions as well as integrated science and social studies activities.
presented by: Kevin Daugherty