Maryland Farm & Harvest Learning Resources
Visit Maryland farms as students learn about agriculture, the state's largest commercial industry. Host Joanne Clendining introduces the passionate men and women who run 21st-century farms and value a simple love of farming.
This collection of resources - for elementary and middle school students - spotlights the daily work of farmers who grow our food as students examine factors that impact Maryland's farming ecosystem and the environment.
Science | Grades 3-5
Take a tour around the state to visit Maryland farms with elementary students. See what it's like to run a 21st century farm, from dealing with severe weather to protecting oyster farms and managing invasive species. Use the lesson starters to introduce students to a new topic and get them ready to learn.
» Lesson Starters
Science | Grades 6-8
Ever been to a Maryland farm to see how our food is grown? Have you seen corn being harvested, or watermelons being hand-picked? Explore these topics, and more, with middle school students. Assign the interactive lessons to deepen their understanding of science and agriculture-based topics.
» Interactive Lessons