Earth Day

For farmers, everyday is Earth Day – they work hard to protect our water, land & natural resources to be able to keep growing year after year. Learn more at www.ilfarmersconserve.org

https://youtu.be/Sc-1NvH8sAU

When it comes to our natural resources, there’s plenty to learn!

Soil

Pollinators

Water

Earth Day

Books to Read – set up a FREE account on www.openlibrary.org to read these online books for FREE for 14 days!

 

Plastic Bottle Irrigated Planter

Use a 2-liter plastic bottle to make a sub-irrigated planter – a great hands-on STEM activity for students to design and build!

Recommended for Grades 6-8.

Let us know if you need lesson plans or supplies to incorporate this activity in your classroom.

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Apples, Pumpkins, Pollinators, Soil, Genetics, STEM, etc

Farm Fresh Podcast: ‘Backstage Pass’ to Farming

Not much wiggle room! A barge moving through the lock at Peoria Lock & Dam on the Illinois River. Photo by: Cat Woods

Not much wiggle room! A barge moving through the lock at Peoria Lock & Dam on the Illinois River. Photo by: Cat Woods

The Ag Exchange program, sponsored by the McLean County Chamber of Commerce offers participants a ‘backstage pass’ to see agriculture up close and personally meet local farmers.

Take a look behind the scenes with Ag Exchange members Krishna Balakrishnan & Cat Woods, guests on  WJBC’s Farm to Table segment Episode 10.28.15.

Tune in every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. for the “Farm to Table” segment on WJBC Radio.