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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing State winning authors and artists shine at awards ceremony Special Event at High Hand Nursery on April 22 2016 Ag in the Classroom is honored for 30th Anniversary Applications are now being accepted Submit yours by May 15 Sign up to present a workshop host

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Cream of the Crop E Newsletter Our monthly e newsletter Cream of the Crop provides a harvest of ideas and teaching resources along with a teacher feature Stay in touch about grant opportunities new resources and professional development events Subscribe Today Cream of the Crop is my go to resource for the latest ag literacy information for youth and teachers Liz

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About CFAITC Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CFAITC Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CFAITC Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing Ways to Help Donate We are able to provide an abundance of resources and learning opportunites to California teachers because of the generous people who have been supporting our organization for 30 years These donations give students across the state the chance to learn and understand where their food and fiber come from Join our esteemed group of sponsors or renew your support using the secure online donation form You can also

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing Teaching Resources Request Free Materials Materials marked by a drop down menu for class size are available in

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Mckenzie Carvalho 4th grade winner of the 2007 Imagine this Story Writing Contest The California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom is a not for profit organization dedicated to educating youth throughout California about the importance of agriculture in their daily lives We do this through Developing materials that are accurate teacher tested and scientifically sound to enhance the educational experience of K 12 students Providing programs inspiration and training opportunities for educators Partnering

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Meet the Staff Board Members E newsletter Media Reports Teaching Resources Lesson Plans What s Growin On Ag Bites Fact Sheets School Gardens California Grows Map Teacher Resource Guide Learn About Ag Partnering Organizations Request Free Materials Purchase AITC Items Programs Events Story Writing Contest CA Conference University Student Teacher Program Seed Survivor Mobile Unit National Ag Week Summer Ag Institute Ag Literacy Calendar Budding Artists Grants Scholarships Literacy for Life Grants CA Conference Scholarships Look at Agriculture Organically Grants Other Grants Ways to Help Donate Thank You Sponsors In Kind Donations Volunteer 30 Year Events Student Center Students Imagine this Learn by Playing About Us Contact Us Contact Information Mailing Address California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom 2300 River Plaza Drive Sacramento CA

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    and finally managing the fruit process and distribution Loves About Her Job It is a win win The farmers appreciate the good will we bring to ag Teachers appreciate agriculture s investment in them and their students Fun Fact I enjoy boating gardening and training in motor cars in my free time With Ag in the Classroom I started with CFBF when Ag in the Classroom was one of its programs in 1980 Liz Baskins Program Coordinator Outreach Liz LearnAboutAg org Favorite Ag Memory Having my Grandpa Chuck teach me how to raise pigs for FFA He owned a swine farm in Illinois before moving to California so it was great to learn from him Loves About Her Job Working with both teachers and students and being able to teach them the importance of agriculture I also love how my job changes on a daily basis Never a dull moment Fun Fact I have a six year old fur son Whisk the wiener dog Projects California Agriculture in the Classroom Conference county Farm Bureau support conferences and exhibits teacher grants Seed Survivor Mobile Summer Ag Institute Lyn Hyatt Administrative Coordinator Lyn LearnAboutAg org Why Learn About Ag Since I grew up in the city it wasn t until I started working for Ag in the Classroom that I realized just how important agriculture is in our daily lives and how much we all benefit from it Favorite Ag Memory The closest I came to ag was hearing stories about the chickens my grandparents kept in the backyard of their home in Rhode Island With Ag in the Classroom Since 1989 just three years after it was founded Fun Fact I love fiber arts knitting weaving crocheting all of it Projects Grant administration development assistance special event assistance Jennifer Ray Program Coordinator Communication Jennifer LearnAboutAg org Favorite Ag Memory Playing and exploring on my grandfather s dairy Why Learn About Ag Every student can Learn About Ag if we give them the chance It s good for students to grow up trusting their food understanding how it got to their table and exploring career opportunities Loves About Her Job We re focused on youth and the future Fun Fact My parents have a mini pig and two mini horses I grew up with a whole mini menagerie of pets Projects Imagine this Story Writing Contest e newsletter annual and biannual reports website social media media photo contest Terri Salmond Administrative Assistant Terri LearnAboutAg org Favorite Ag Memory In the summer my cousin and I would run up and down the orchards eating as many pears as we could consume until we were sick as dogs Then on the way home we would always stop at the little roadside stands to get fruits and veggies to take home Why Learn About Ag Children need to learn their history in order to grow in my opinion The more they learn the more well rounded they will be That includes learning where their food

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  • California Agriculture in the Classroom
    and the world Martha Deichler Martha Deichler was a science and garden teacher when she first fell in love with Ag in the Classroom She saw first hand the joy in students eyes as they grew harvested and ate their own food Through the Summer Ag Institute she came to understand the role California plays in producing fruits nuts and vegetables for the world Martha currently serves as the superintendent for Borrego Springs Unified School District With more than three decades of experience in the public education Martha brings a myriad of experience and a contagious passion to the board I serve because I see how passionate we all are about appreciating the valuable work of the farmer and sharing that passion with our future decision makers our students Jim Hicks Jim Hicks grew up on a small poor farm in Morgan County Indiana His career led him to California where he started his own company in 1982 He recently retired from his position as president and CEO of Jim Hicks and Company a wholesale distributor of commercial fertilizer Jim is the inaugural recipient of the Agricultural Achievement Award at Cal Poly Pomona He lives in Hacienda Heights California with his wife They have four children Jim was has been a motivated supporter of Ag in the Classroom for many years because he wants to help the younger generation understand where their food comes from If I could teach a third grader one thing I would tell them that we will help him or her to learn where food came from and how it got there Debbie Jacobsen Debbie Jacobsen is a third generation farmer in Easton California and a dedicated advocate for agriculture and education She has been knee deep in agriculture specifically grapes all of her life Debbie and her family were the owners and operators of J L Vineyards where they hosted many teachers and their students over the years She has served in leadership roles and committees and she is the past president of the Fresno County Farm Bureau former board member and Finance Committee Chair of the California Farm Bureau Federation and currently serves as president of the Fresno District Fair board She and her husband have three children and two grandsons I serve because every child should know and understand where their food comes from and who is feeding and clothing them They can t know what they are not introduced to Jamie Johansson Jamie Johansson grows olives specialty citrus and has a few egg laying hens in Oroville California where he lives with his wife two sons and one daughter He operates an olive oil company called Lodestar Farms Jamie is a co founder of the Sierra Oro Farm Trail Association and a former board member of the California Olive Oil Council He currently serves as the first vice president of the California Farm Bureau Federation Jamie is dedicated to his community where he has served on the Oroville City Council and as

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