As many of you know, creating, refining, and integrating new curriculum takes a lot of time and patience. As we work on developing new opportunities for professional academic development here in Windham County, we encourage you to explore the pages below.
Teachers across the country and state have created, piloted, and assessed a number of successful teaching units that incorporate farm and food education into the classroom, while meeting state standards. We hope these links will give you some ideas and inspiration as to what is possible!
Curriculum Concepts & Skills
Vermont Food Education Every Day
Vermont Agriculture in the Classroom
Shelburne Farms’ Sustainable Schools Project
Cornell University- Garden Based Learning
- Nutrition Ed Activities, including demos on the Sugar Content in Beverages, Fat Content in Foods, and Salt Content in Foods
Composting Association of Vermont