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Ag 101 is about creating a broader understanding of the food we eat and where it comes from. The program is delivered by enthusiastic agriculture professionals, topic experts and Ag for Life's education team who are matched with your requests for curriculum-related presentations. 

A diverse number of topics are explored, encouraging grade 7–12 students to think critically about agriculture and the role it plays in their lives.  The series can be woven into curriculum areas such as: English, math, foods, social studies, CALM, CTS, CTF, AGR 3000, science, biology and chemistry.

The program is broken into topics that can be delivered independently or grouped together to meet your curriculum needs. Ag 101 coordinates with our Nourishing Minds publications to enhance learning. You can download each publication in the links below. 

Ag 101 provides:

  • Exciting, timely topics that students can relate to

  • Real-life lessons that make teaching easier

  • Easy, interactive, hands-on activities and learning challenges

  • Time-saving teaching materials that support your classroom curriculum

For additional information, and school bookings, please contact Ag for Life’s Agriculture Education Department at info@agricultureforlife.ca. We will follow up with you to customize your classroom ag-venture.

The Food Value Chain

A food value chain requires the participation of many diverse stakeholders working together under a common goal to add value to a food product. Who are these stakeholders and what roles do they play in getting our food

from farm to fork?

Book a virtual or classroom presentation to learn more.

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Food Waste

Currently, around one-third of all food produced worldwide is either lost or wasted, making it one of the largest problems facing the world today.

Book a virtual or classroom presentation to learn more.

Sustainable Development Goals

How do we achieve Goal 2:

Zero Hunger without compromising

the future? Book a virtual or classroom presentation to learn more.

Careers

The agriculture and food sector is at the leading edge of research and innovation to address global challenges. There are endless opportunities which will allow young minds to make a difference. Book a virtual or classroom presentation

to learn more.

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Technology & Innovation

Innovation is more important in modern agriculture than ever before, including the use of automation/robotic technology, biotechnology and genetics. The industry as a whole is facing huge challenges, from rising costs of supplies, a shortage of labour, and changes in consumer preferences for transparency and sustainability. Book a virtual or classroom presentation to learn more.

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Eating a Meal

The Culture of Agriculture

Take a trip around the world to discover the culture and history that shapes our

food systems. Book a virtual or classroom presentation

to learn more.

STEM

Looking at the role Science, Technology, Math and Engineering play in agriculture and food production.

Book a virtual or classroom presentation to learn more.

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Environment and Sustainability

Explore agriculture’s environmental connections related to land, energy, water and soil. Book a virtual or classroom presentation to learn more.

Plants and Plant Health;

Animals and Animal Health

An understanding of life
processes at the cellular level
can be applied to the knowledge
and skills required to ensure the
health of animals and plants and
the quality of the food supply. Book a virtual or classroom presentation

to learn more.

Cow and Her Calf

Food Security & Economics

Explore food security and food insecurity while breaking down the stages food goes through from food production

to food waste.

We investigate the various causes of food insecurity including environmental and social factors, and address the challenges of achieving food security globally.  tomorrow. Book a virtual or classroom presentation to learn more.

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