March was Canadian Agriculture Literacy Month, and one Alberta nonprofit organization was kept very busy.
Agriculture for Life travelled around to different schools in the Province, where students participated in hands-on activities to learn about, connect, and understand the agriculture industry.
CEO of Ag for Life, Luree Williamson, says they interacted with over 700 kids.
"We delivered our agriculture education program to the Jr. and Sr. High School students, as well as a careers program, so we talked to students about careers in agriculture and what opportunities are available for them."
Ag for Life visited two hundred students at Robert Thirsk High School in Calgary on March 1. The students were served a Made in Alberta Breakfast connecting food to their plates, and participated in a series of interactive demonstrations.
On March 21, they co-hosted the careers program with Lakeland College in Vermillion.
Williamson says, they had lots of great feedback, and the schools have already asked them to come back next year.
Ag for Life delivers educational programs year round, annually reaching 52,000 children, youth, and their families.
To learn more about Ag for Life, you can visit their website.
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