Bring Agriculture TO LIFE in the Classroom

Our programs are designed to empower audiences to think both critically and creatively and to give

students a real awareness of agriculture and food production.

 

Select from our menu of fresh picks below or customize to suit your learning needs. 

Nourishing Minds is a unique subscription

 program that coordinates with a yearly

editorial calendar.

A diverse number of topics are showcased encouraging grade 7 - 12 students to think critically about agriculture and the role it plays in their lives. Utilizing a combination of digital, print, experiential events and contests, students are engaged in real-world topics and associated learning challenges and activities.

Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month (CALM) is celebrated every year in March and encourages individuals to learn Canada’s amazing agriculture and food story. Click below for a list of this year's initiatives and challenges and how you can participate! 

THE STORY OF FOOD

Your food has a story. Join us as we discover the journey from gate to plate. Register below to receive a monthly chapter featuring a delicious selection of food facts, recipes, kids activities, videos and more. 

Understanding modern agriculture and the role it plays in the world is more essential than ever. Journey 2050 is a FREE sustainable agriculture education program that allows schools to experience agriculture like it has never been taught before.

CAP is about creating a broader understanding of the food we eat and where it comes from. Students start to understand the value and importance of agriculture in Alberta, the vast opportunities, and the people and producers that drive this industry. 

The agriculture industry is constantly expanding and evolving, offering a variety of exciting careers in a number of disciplines. This exciting growth offers professionals from all sorts of backgrounds an opportunity to embark on rewarding career paths. Check out what career opportunities are available for you.

We are calling on students from grades 7 –12 to be part of an exciting new project. Students will identify a topic of interest and take on the role of an investigative reporter.  They will consult with agriculture experts, gather information and craft a compelling story about agriculture in the 21st century. Winning reports will have the chance to be published in popular print media and shared on our website.

Do you think you could survive for 6 months without purchasing food, eating only discarded food

destined for the trash? 

  • Where do you think you could find food? 

  • What types of foods would be available to you? How much? 

  • What might you learn along the way?

 

We are challenging students to find out! Projects submitted to Ag for Life will be featured on our website and social media, and entered to win

some cool prizes!

Working with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, students will collaborate to research a topic, engage in problem-solving

processes and draft a proposal

detailing a solution to the problem. 

The ultimate food truck.

A mobile learning classroom designed to connect Albertans to agriculture and food. Do you know where your food comes from?

Ag for Life's Learning Labs offer a variety of online educational tools that are available to learners of all ages. Click open the lab doors below to discover a library of valuable resources, activities and more. 

Awesome science experiments for kids of all ages.

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Curriculum Linked Resource Portal

A compilation of student lesson plans for grades K-12 covering a wide range of subjects including: Social Studies, Science,

Language Arts and Art.

Alberta Learning Resources

A compilation of student lesson plans for grades K-12 covering a wide range of subjects including: Social Studies, Science,

Language Arts and Art.

Agriculture for Life Mailing Address

32 Priddis Creek Drive

Foothills, AB

T0L 1W2

Email: info@agricultureforlife.ca

Phone: 877-893-3292

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AITC-AB is a proud member of AITC-Canada.

Along with 9 other provincial teams we are delivering educational programs and resources that engage, empower, and inspire students to care about food and the people who produce it.

Learn more at www.aitc-canada.ca.