Grow It, Try It, Like It!: Sweet Potato Hill

Through the activities in this Grow It, Try It, Like It! chapter, children are invited to touch, smell, feel, and taste sweet potatoes. Children also learn how sweet potatoes are grown. Planting activities help children connect the delicious food choices at the table with the farm or school garden.

Grow It, Try It, Like It!: Crookneck Squash Row

Through the activities in this Grow It, Try It, Like It! chapter, children are invited to touch, smell, feel, and taste squash. Children also learn how squash grow. Planting activities help children connect the delicious food choices at the table with the farm or school garden.

Kids Gardening: Exploring Herbs

Herbs arouse kids’ curiosity and interest because they thoroughly engage the senses. They can be grown indoors or out and in containers of all sizes.

Louisiana Agriculture in the Classroom: Tasty Testing

Students discover the geographic regions where basil, oregano, and cilantro have cultural significance, understand the role of evaporation in herb drying, and recognize the different properties of dried and fresh herbs.

Florida Ag in the Classroom: Spice It Up

This lesson is a sensory exploration of the herbs and spices that create food scents and flavors with a mystery twist- geographic and cultural examination. Herb growing in the garden will be encouraged. Students will be asked to explore antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients that herbs provide.

Vermont Harvest of the Month: Herbs

From history to harvest, and everything in between– this set of K-5 classroom lessons invite students to explore herbs. Students can create custom tea bags while learning why herbs are so transformative for kitchen dishes.