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Mass Ag in the Classroom Mini-Grant Deadline

September 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Goals of the Mini-Grant Program

The mini-grant program aims to fund agriculture-related education projects that:

  • Connect students to the local and sustainable food movement

  • Provide students with hands-on experience of good agricultural practices including in the school garden

  • Develop instructional materials and methods for teaching science through the lens of agriculture

  • Enable students to see connections between agricultural practices and human health, nutrition, environment, community, and sustainability

  • Integrate sustainable agricultural literacy into science, math, social studies, language and literature, and arts curricula

  • Promote an understanding of the challenges faced by present-day farmers

  • Introduce ideas in creative ways that promote agricultural literacy both inside the classroom and beyond it

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of the contributions of agriculture in Massachusetts to the people of the state, the nation, and the world


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