Nourishing Minds

Nourishing Minds is a scalable, online or in-class program focusing on a wide variety of topics in agriculture, for grades 7–12 students across Alberta. This program encourages students to think critically about agriculture and the role it plays in their lives.

Topics include:

Agriculture in Alberta

  • Local Food, Production Practices, Issues and Innovation, Environment


  • Biotechnology, Sustainable Agriculture, Issues and Innovations, Technology

Let’s Talk Food

  • Food Security, Food Safety, Food Waste

Business and Economics of Food

  • Importing and Exporting, World Market Influences, Direct Marketing, Input Costs


If your class or school is interested in the Nourishing Minds program, please contact Ag for Life’s Agriculture Education Department at

This project is funded [in part] by the Government of Canada and the Government of Alberta through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

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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.

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