Presentation: National Ag in the Classroom Conference 2023

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

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