The 4th Annual Maine Farm to School Conference on October 16th at the Kennebec Valley Community College. Hear from local, state, and national leaders in the Farm to School Movement. Conference tracks include hands-on work shops and interactive speaker panels. Tour the KVCC Alfond campus and Somerset Grist Mill. Included in the $20 registration fee is a local foods lunch prepared by GoodWill-Hinckley MEANS. Participants will learn fun and appealing ways to incorporate more locally grown and harvested foods into school meals and ways to teach kids about food origins and agriculture education while supporting Maine's economy.
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Read "ME" Agriculture has reached over 74,000 Maine students since 2008. The book this year will be “Potatoes for ME”! Volunteers will read and donate books about Maine potatoes to Pre-Kindergarten through 4th Grade Classrooms across the state.
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Kevin Duplissie, Director and Head Teacher of the Child Study Center at the University of Maine, has been named the 2015 MAITC Teacher of the Year.
Now accepting 2016 applications Deadline 9/17/15
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The Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix is an online, searchable, and standards-based curriculum map for K-12 teachers and contextualizes national education standards in science, social studies, and nutrition education with relevant instructional resources linked to Common Core Standards.
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Maine's first ever agricultural specialty license plate!
$10 from the sale of each set of this colorful plate will be transferred to a special fund for agricultural education programs in Maine administered by the Maine Agriculture in the Classroom Council.