Have you heard that October 16th, 2016 is World Food Day? The theme this year is “Climate is Changing: Food and Agriculture Must Too.” While that’s a pretty big topic, we have some ideas for how you can help your students to be part of the solution.
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Students at Westside Elementary in River Falls, Wis., spent February learning, reading and collecting pledges as part of our first Read to Feed program. Character education is a district-wide goal, and Read to Feed fit perfectly into learning about what it means to be a global citizen.
Students in the 6thGrade Class at Memorial Elementary School in Hopedale, Mass., report that one of the most memorable projects from elementary school was Read to Feed®.
Columbia Independent School incorporated Read to Feed into their Global Perspectives program last year with a goal of $500 to purchase a cow. The students surpassed that with a final total of $4,610.
John Claude Bemis, author of Read to Feed favorite Flora and the Runaway Rooster, talked with us about Read to Feed, feeding creativity through travel, upcoming projects and helping young people learn to love reading.
Heifer International just partnered with the Little Rock Zoo for a fun new exhibit called the Arkansas Heritage Farm! Come learn about the importance of local farms while you pet animals, go on a scavenger hunt and explore!
Organizing Read to Feed at Johnston Middle School has allowed me to have great conversations about Heifer International. Here are some of the questions I get most often.