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Educator Workshops

Types of Workshops

Food, Land & People Workshops

Food, Land and People Eudcator Workshop Poster

Food, Land and People (FLP) is a curriculum resource developed to help students and communities understand the connections between agriculture, the environment, and people. Food, Land and People is:

  • science and social studies-based lessons for Pre-K to 12th grade
  • 55 lessons for hands-on learning, critical thinking, and easy integration with existing curricula
  • aligned to NYS Learning Standards
  • a range of educational materials exploring food and nutrition, natural resources, conservation, farming, consumer choices, stewardship, human populations, and land use issues
  • available in Spanish (20 lessons)

Learn more about Food, Land & People in New York:

Agriculture in the Classroom Curriculum Trainings

Learn how to connect your existing curriculum with agriculture and infuse food and garden concepts into your lessons. Using a mixture of Food, Land & People activities and exceptional agriculture lessons from across the country, these trainings will give hands-on experiences to teachers and pre-service teachers. Trainings include:

  • CTLE professional development credit hours
  • The Food, Land & People curriculum
  • Multiple agriculturally accurate books for your classroom library
  • An experiential-learning based model for delivery
  • Resources and tools to teach the lessons

Upcoming Workshops


Food & Agriculture in your Classroom Training

SUNY Potsdam Campus, WISER Center
August 22, 2018
8:30 am until 3 pm
Registration begins at 8:00 am
6 CTLE Credit Hours Awarded
Registration »

With SUNY Potsdam's WISER Center and the St. Lawrence Valley Teachers’ Center, New York Agriculture in the Classroom will be hosting a free Tower Garden and curriculum professional development training for teachers. A portion of the training will be learning about the construction, growing cycle, and management of a Tower Garden structure. Teachers will also engage in hands-on, relevant curriculum training to pair with or without a Tower Garden. Workshop Learn how to teach through a lens of food and agriculture, receive classroom kits, and up to $75 worth of tools and resources.

Interested in an educator workshop in your area?

If you are interested in scheduling a workshop or would like more information, contact us at NYAITC@cornell.edu.