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8 Nov

Washington Post: Schools turn to farm products, local artisans in fundraising efforts

The Alexandria Country Day School set out to raise $5,000 this fall to send thousands of meals to needy families around the world.

But instead of selling the traditional school-fundraiser fare of popcorn, wrapping paper, cookie dough or discount cards to raise the money, they offered bags full of locally grown apples, artisan coffee and chocolates from local...
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Grant Piggy Bank
11 Aug

Check Out Our Grant Page

We have added new grants. Receive up to $500...
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7 Apr

USA Today Insert: Healthy and Comfortable Animals a Priority

On March 23, USA Today published a special insert about animal welfare, created by Media Planet in conjunction with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).

In response to this HSUS Farm Animal Welfare Campaign, USFRA collaborated with its animal affiliates and industry partners, representing beef, dairy, pork and poultry, to stand united in agriculture and be a voice for today's farmer and rancher.
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19 Mar

Join North Carolina Agri-Women for an "engaging" event!

NCAW is excited to partner with The Center for Food Integrity on Saturday, March 19th at the NC Fairgrounds in Raleigh for their Engage training, equipping participants with the tools to effectively communicate using shared values in "critical conversations".
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19 Jan

FOODSCAPING SEMINAR MARCH 26, 2016

With Brie Arthur, Professional Garden Communicator at UNCW's Watson College of Education from 10am to 12pm. Brie will cover the best edible and ornamental plants to create a purposeful landscape that engages people of all ages, growing from seed and long term educational maintenance. Great for Teachers, Master Gardeners, Garden Club Members and Homeowners!.
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19 Jan

FOODSCAPING SEMINAR MARCH 26, 2016

With Brie Arthur, Professional Garden Communicator at UNCW's Watson College of Education from 10am to 12pm. Brie will cover the best edible and ornamental plants to create a purposeful landscape that engages people of all ages, growing from seed and long term educational maintenance. Great for Teachers, Master Gardeners, Garden Club Members and Homeowners!.
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14 Dec

My American Farm is keeping you entertained during your winter break

Celebrate with Beef! Try these kid friendly beef recipes to keep you warm and satisfied. See The Recipes

Give the gift of knowledge! Share My American Farm with your family and friends as you gather together. Download both of the My American Farm apps on your smart device before you hit the road to visit loved ones. Download The apps

Are you looking ahead for fresh activities during spring and summer? We recently launched a new, free resource on My American Farm aimed at connecting students to the science of food and food production. "Food Science Fun" is a new guide that contains 10 activities related to food science. It is designed to equip volunteers and professional educators with powerful tools for facilitating a food science day camp, or activities at a fair, other special event or in the classroom. Start 2016 off right by downloading Food Science Fun today! (Or while you're waiting for your Wranglers Beef Chili to simmer). Get Lesson Plans

 
 
4 Nov

EdNC Covers AITC Workshops

EdNC articles, written by Todd Brantley, covers Ag in the Classroom’s Professional Development Workshop at Kenansville Elementary School in Duplin County. The workshop demonstrates to elementary and middle school teachers how to incorporate agricultural – themed projects and activities into their classrooms. EdNC’s articles also cover the history of Ag in the Classroom as well as the future of agriculture in North Carolina. The articles cover a range of topics covered by the workshop.
Reconnecting with NC Agriculture
Industry That Touches Everyone
The Future of Agriculture