Project Food, Land & People

Project Food, Land & People - Training for Workshop Facilitators, June 15-17, Raleigh Area

 

Do you want to help others understand where their food comes from? 

About Local Foods?

About the Food Production Pathway?

 

FLP lessons help educators teach about where food comes from & about food’s & humans’ connection to the environment. 

AND FLP lessons teach about HEALTHY FOOD CHOICES.

 

FLP's hands-on lessons explore the interdependence of agriculture, the environment, and human needs.  Subjects range from environmental science and stewardship; to human populations, health, and land use issues.

 

In this Facilitator Training Workshop:

  • explore Food, Land & People – a national educational curriculum that creates awareness and understanding about the interrelationships between agriculture, land use, and people;
  • learn how to train teachers and provide a fun and satisfying workshop;
  • receive the FLP curriculum and ready to use lesson resources;
  • take a food related field tour; learn how to organize field trips;
  • join an enthusiastic team of North Carolina FLP Facilitators!

 

This workshop will be held Monday, June 15 through Wednesday, June 17, 2015, near Raleigh. Overnight accommodations are available upon request with the training.  The training includes a field trip to a farm. This training is for educators who are willing to lead and facilitate FLP workshops with the help of other facilitators in addition to taking lessons into the classrooms and to teachers.

 

Register online

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For additional information Contact – Sandra Weitzel

Sandra.weitzel@ncagr.gov  (919) 218-8978

 

More Information –

--Project Food, Land and People – FLP - helps people make the important connections between food, land & people—the vital links between a healthy natural resource base, a viable agricultural economy, and a sustainable future for the world’s people who consume and celebrate life-giving food.

 

--All Food, Land and People workshops aim to either feature a local NC producer or incorporate a field trip to a local NC farm, food processing plant, or distribution center. 

 

--FLP’s K-12 lessons were written, field-tested, and edited by teams of educators, natural resource specialists, and agribusiness professionals to ensure educational integrity, factual accuracy, and non-bias. Food, Land and People lessons are aligned with the common core standards and also meet the Guidelines for Excellence as set forth by the North American Association for Environmental Education.