Issues Educational Materials
the Ground Up is a teachers' lesson guide on food, agriculture,
and sustainable development. This on-line version includes five
lessons: The History of Agriculture and a Description of Sustainable
Development; Soil; Agriculture and Chemicals; The Real Cost of
Food; and Everything's Connected. This teachers' guide was developed
by Green and Growing, a Canadian not-for-profit corporation that
produces environmental education materials.
A to Z in Sustainable Agriculture: A Curriculum Directory for
Grades K-12 This booklet is a directory of resources
and contacts for educating youth about sustainable agriculture,
food and fiber systems, natural resources, and their connections
to our communities.
Agriculture in the Classroom website helps teachers
raise student awareness about agriculture and instill in them
an appreciation for our food and fiber system. The website offers
access to a variety of primers and instructional materials for
ATTRA, the Appropriate Technology Transfer to Rural Areas program
of the National Center for Appropriate Technology, has compiled
an extensive list of resources for a Sustainable
Agriculture Curricula K-12.
Last updated: November 19, 2002
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