Farm Friday Fun with Arizona Agriculture

F arm Friday Fun with Arizona Ag allows teachers and students the opportunity to learn about a new commodity each month. Teachers can sign up by completing the online sign-up form HERE . Participants will receive a monthly email highlighting the commodity of the month with a fun fact sheet, a family farm or ranch highlight, and related lessons that can be done from home. Participating teachers will also receive a classroom set of What's In Season Posters,   Fruit and Veggie Ag Mags Arizona Specialty Crops Ag Mags, Farm and Ranch Profile Stickers and an Arizona County Map to track where they've "gone" through the lessons each month Program materials will be delivered directly to the school's front office for every teacher that signs up.

Month
Commodity
Fun Facts
Family Farm Profile Lesson Plan Video
September
Composting
Compost Facts
Compost Profile

Compost Lesson Bottle Biology Compost Column Notes Learn How To Compost Compost At Home

Compost
October Pumpkins Pumpkin Facts Mortimer Family Pumpkin Lesson, Student Worksheet PowerPoint Pumpkins
November Roses Rose Facts Wolff Roses Queen of the Flowers Lesson , PowerPoint Roses
December Lettuce Lettuce Facts.pdf Lettuce Profile.pdf AITC Lettuce Field Safety lesson.pdf
Best_Practices_Fresh_Produce.pdf
Commodity-Specific-Food-Safety-Guidelines-for-the-Lettuce-and-Leafy-Greens-Supply-Chain-1st-Edition-(PDF).pdf
Field-Log.pdf
Food Safety Practices in the Field.pptxLettuce_Visual_Aid[1].pdf
Lettuce_Visual_Aid[1].pdf
Lettuce
January Vermiculture Vermicutlure Facts.pdf Vermiculture Profile.pdf Vermicomposting Lesson Plan.pdf
Vermicomposting Notesheet Key.pdf
Vermicomposting PPT.pptx
Vermicomposting System Notesheet.pdf
        Vermiculture             
February Citrus Citrus Facts.pdf Justice Brother's Farm Profile.pdfCitrus Facts.pdf Citrus Lesson Plan
Note Sheet
Note Sheet Key
Citrus PowerPoint

Citrus
March Carrots Carrot Fun Facts Rousseau Family Carrots
April Bees Bee Fun Facts AZ Queen Bee Bees
May Micro Greens
Micro greens
*The above chart will be updated as each month's lessons and resources are released for the 2020- 2021 school year.