Dig into the process of taking food from the farm to your table.
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This prerecorded event explores the industry of farm-to-table entrepreneurs and the process of planting, growing, harvesting, and selling products to the general public.
Family and Consumer Sciences
State Standards Covered:
HS/FCS 6.1.4 - Analyze the effects of global, regional, and local events and conditions on food choices and practices.
HS/FCS 11.3.4 - Assess the influence of cultural, socioeconomic and psychological factors on food and nutrition and behavior.
For Educators & Students:
Pre-Event Questions to Consider
What factors need to be considered when selecting the type of produce to grow?
What steps need to be taken to take a product from farm to market?
Post-Event Questions to Consider
How do socioeconomic conditions change the price of products?
What guidelines need to be met to take a product to market?
How do small communities benefit from farmers markets?