AGtivities and Education

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The Arizona Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom (AITC) Program is bringing education and hands-on learning to Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek! This FREE activity booth will allow both children and adults to experience the diversity of Arizona agriculture through interactive learning stations. With most people being 3-4 generations removed from that farm, this is a unique experience to bring people back to the farm and their food. Be sure to visit each day of Roots N’ Boots for a unique experience, fun activities, and lot of giveaways!

Dates & Times

  • Friday, March 13th 1:00pm-7:00pm

  • Saturday, March 16th 9:00am-7:00pm

  • Sunday, March 17th 10:00am-3:00pm

AGtivities for ALL ages!

  • BEES

    • Have you ever wondered how bees communicate? How they see? What their jobs are? This interactive display will teach you everything you need to know about bees!

  • ANIMAL PROTEIN

    • Have you ever asked a kid where chicken nuggets come from and they say a pig? This display will help children and adults understand the importance of animal protein in their diet and learn where our everyday meat products come from using interactive puzzles.

  • FOOD SAFETY

    • Did you know that consumers are the biggest risk when it comes to food safety? Come and learn what happens on the farm to keep our food safe and the things you can do at home to make sure it stays that way!

  • EGGS

    • Have you ever wondered where pee wee, small, medium, large, and jumbo eggs come from? Well, come on over to our booth to learn all about egg sizes, how they are packed, and try your hand at the old way of packing.

  • DAIRY

    • Milk: It does a body good! This interactive booth will introduce participants to what is a dairy product and what is not. Participants will also learn the amazing nutritional value of milk!

  • GRAIN:

    • Come and by and learn about the importance of Arizona Grain!! Participants will learn about the steps in grain production and how it makes it’s way into your bread. Try your hand at hand threshing and  making wheat flour.

For more information on having Ag In The Classroom programs at your school, please go to their web-site at https://www.azfb.org/Programs/Agriculture-in-the-Classroom

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