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Sponsored by Ag in the Classroom and the SC Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee, Book of the Month is a literacy outreach program for anyone looking for a valid ag-related resource to utilize in a classroom. Every month, a new book will be available for purchase with accompanying activities that are aligned with SC State Standards. Target age groups will vary, however, many of the activities can be adapted for age appropriateness. 

Books are available for $5 each, while supplies last. Want to guarantee the receipt of a book each month? Subscribe for the year at only $60! Not interested in purchasing the book? Download the activity sheet for FREE!

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March 2020

March 2020

Book of the Month

Milk doesn't just appear in your refrigerator, nor do apples grow in the bowl on the kitchen counter.

Before We Eat has been adopted by the USDA’s Agriculture in the Classroom program.

Before we eat, many people work very hard―planting grain, catching fish, tending farm animals, and filling crates of vegetables. With vibrant illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Mary Azarian, this book reminds us what must happen before food gets to our tables to nourish our bodies and spirits.

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