Agriculture is more than just farming, agriculture connects us all.
Connect, Share and Engage.
At Ag for Life, we are passionate about connecting young Albertans to agriculture and food, and sharing the stories and values of the farmers and ranchers who
Our mission is to cultivate an understanding and appreciation of all that agriculture brings to our daily lives and work to keep Alberta growing for generations to come. Youth are the future. For agriculture. Alberta. And the world.
Youth education takes many forms. Whether you're a teacher looking to integrate agriculture into your curriculum, a parent seeking resources to supplement your child's learning, or a community hosting an agriculture expo or farm safety day, our website offers a wealth of accurate agricultural literacy and rural and farm safety resources.
Agriculture is a wonderful world, so dig in, and let the Ag-venture begin!
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.
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.
Net Zero - Agriculture & the Environment
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.
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.
Explore the exciting world of agriculture, food production and the natural environment with our curriculum-based programs, events, learning activities and engaging resources.
Let the learning AG-Venture begin!
We are Agriculture in the Classroom AB
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.
Featured Programs & Resources
Virtual Farm and Food Tours
Just in time for spring seeding! We invite students to fasten their virtual seatbelts and get ready for an exhilarating ag-venture.
Join us on March 4th as we embark on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour with our friends at Rocky Mountain Equipment - one of the biggest agriculture equipment dealerships in Canada.
Get up close and personal with awe-inspiring farm machinery, discovering the incredible role these colossal pieces of equipment play in revolutionizing agriculture and feeding our planet. Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity!
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.