The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom – www.LearnAboutAg.org is a non-profit that provides free teaching resources and other programs to support educators in teaching students where our food and fiber comes from. Homeschoolers throughout the U.S. can use the site. And if you happen to homeschool in CA, you might be interested in the following:
- California Agriculture in the Classroom Conference – Sept 22-24, 2016 in Sacramento
o Hands-on workshops, farm tours, speakers, quality teaching resources, great networking and more—all about integrating agriculture and nutrition education into education.
- Imagine this… Story Writing Contest –open to all California students in grades 3-8
o The annual deadline is November 1. Winning stories are published in a book, and every student who writes a story will receive a free packet of seeds!
- Literacy for Life grants –open to all California K-12 educators
o The application deadline is October 1, 2016. Grants of up to $500 help educators create or enhance hands-on learning projects.
Just thought you’d like to know….