Can’t take your students on a farm field trip? No worries. We’re bringing the farm to you with these videos!
A Trip to Splitlog Farm
Kansas City, KS
This virtual field trip takes kids to Kansas City, Kansas, where Steve Curtis and students from M.E. Pearson Elementary are growing food and strengthening their community at the same time. Steve talks about kids as farmers, vacant properties, the importance of safe places for kids, and local food in schools.
A Trip to Stony Crest Urban Farm
Kansas City, MO
This virtual field trip takes kids to south Kansas City, where Rodger Kube and Diane Hershberger grow food to sell to schools and at farmers markets. He talks about fall on the farm and how they extend the growing season with high tunnels. He also explains healthy soil, good bugs and bad bugs, irrigation, food deserts and more.
Help your school buy and serve more locally grown foods. Our Farm to School Academy engages school staff and faculty, district stakeholders, parents and students in activities that increase awareness of our local food system and generate excitement about the possibilities for bringing fresher, local food to schools.