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At Ag for Life, we're focused on growing and empowering the future of Alberta’s society, economy, and environment. By emphasizing awareness building and STEM education, we aim to foster and support a new generation of innovators in the fields of agriculture, agri-food and environmental sustainability.

 

This work prepares young people for successful careers while cultivating leaders,

problem-solvers and entrepreneurs who will help ensure a sustainable and prosperous Alberta.

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Growing Futures

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Food Security - Feeding the World

For Erica Thew, a fourth-generation farmer on her family’s grain farm near Hussar, Alberta, farming is in her blood. Before she was even born, her rural roots began with her family and their dedication to feeding a hungry world.

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Technology & Innovation

How are advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, robotics, autonomous vehicles and blockchain transforming the agricultural industry? We had a visit with Lakeland College to find out. 

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Net Zero - Agriculture & the Environment

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What pathways will lead towards a low-carbon and resilient agriculture sector? We had a tour at Sunterra Greenhouse to learn more about Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) and its role in sustainable agriculture.

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Careers

The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) predicts 50,000 agriculture and food jobs will have to be filled in the next few years.

So what kind of careers are out there? We interviewed agriculture professionals to learn more about the roles they play in helping feed the world. 

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Ag 101 Shorts

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As the voice of Agriculture in the Classroom Alberta, Ag for Life provides factual, balanced, curriculum-linked agriculture and food literacy programs and resources to Alberta's educators and students.

We are Agriculture in the Classroom AB

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Plant the Seeds for Success

Looking for curriculum-linked lessons and activities for your students?

Explore our calendar of specially curated resources that align with monthly events and national initiatives.  

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Founding Members

Thank you to our generous supporters for helping us bring agriculture to life in classrooms and communities across Alberta. Through the support of our partners, we are able to deliver curriculum-based learning tools, teaching resources, events and activities to connect teachers and students to agriculture, food, and farm safety with the ultimate goal of advancing agriculture literacy among the next generation

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