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County Extension Director
University of Illinois Extension
3022 W Jackson
Macomb, IL 61455
Local Food Systems and Small Farms
For the Kids
- Fresh From the World...Where Your Food Comes From
This site looks at 15 different popular foods and explores their histories and origins to help kids understand that their food comes from all over the world. Intended for 4th-5th grade students.
- Great Corn Adventure
Zea Mays explains the importance of corn, how it grows, and its thousands of different uses. Intended for 3rd-5th grade students.
- Illinois Farm to School
Illinois Farm to School program provides youth, K-12, with access to nutritious meals, while supporting local farmers and communities.
- Incubation & Embryology
Teacher's guide for the 4-H Incubation and Embryology project including lesson plans, activities, and background resources.
- La Gran Aventura del Maíz
Zea explica la importancia del maíz, cómo crece y los miles de usos que se le pueden dar.
- Livestock E-Quiz
This site provides youth and adults the opportunity to quiz themselves about dairy, beef, horses, sheep and forages.