Building Healthy Kids:

Lessons, Links, and Resources

By Alan Haskvitz, national motivational speaker

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Haskvitz

How to Build Healthy Kids

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/food_choice.html

Food related links for building integrated lessons

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/veggies.html

Food safety

http://www.reacheverychild.com/science/agriculture/safety.html

Agriculture and food

http://www.eeweek.org/

Agriculture lessons and free resources

http://www.reacheverychild.com/science/agriculture/index.html

Conservation links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/science/agriculture/conservation.html

California Women in Agriculture

http://www.cawomen4ag.com/

Food and Nutrition Information Center, National Agriculture Library, USDA

www.nalusda.gov/fnic

The following organizations are agriculture related.

Financial assistance for garden projects

Gardens for Growing People

http://www.svn.net/growpepl/

Nutrition Fact Game

www.freshstarts.com

USDA for Kids

http://www.usda.gov/news/usdakids/index.html

California Women in Agriculture
My Farm Book is interesting. Write for additional
sources.
http://www.cawomen4ag.com/
CyberFarm Garden
Everything you need for your garden.
http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~farm/garden.html

Agriculture Heritage from colonial days
http://www.campsilos.org/

Cream of the Crop
Newsletter plus a resource guide to
educational materials about agriculture.  Just about
the best resource for all grade levels. Great
Materials.
http://www.cfaitc.org
Food and Nutrition Information Center, National
Agriculture Library, USDA
www.nalusda.gov/fnic

Organization list
Not all are linked, but using name provided and search
engine can be quite rewarding for student samples and
lesson ideas.
http://www.farmworld.com/assn/index.html
AgNIC is a guide to quality agricultural information
on the Internet as selected by the National
Agricultural Library, Land-Grant Universities, and
other institutions.
http://www.agnic.org/
Just for kids recopies
http://www.justkidsrecipes.com/index.shtml
Home Economics lessons
http://www.easyfunschool.com/IndexHomeEc.html
You are What You Eat
Have them take the Healthy Fridge test and others and
than decide what to do.
http://www.healthyfridge.org/   
Food safety
http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/foodsci/agentinfo/
Nutrition
http://primusweb.com/fitnesspartner/library/nutrition/nutritn.htm
Food and Nutrition Information Center, National
Agriculture Library, USDA
http://www.nalusda.gov/fnic

American Horticultural Society

http://www.ahs.org/youth_gardening/index.htm
List of master gardeners
http://www.mastergardeners.org/
United States Department of Agriculture
http://www.usda.gov

California Strawberry Commission

http://www.calstrawberry.com/
The ALACA Company 
They have a kit about cotton that may be of value.
http://www.cottonsjourney.com/
National Cotton Council of America
http://www.cotton.org/pubs/cottoncounts/resources.cfm
Grains Nutrition Information Center
www.wheatfoods.org/

An excellent bibliography of gardening books and recipes and a seed catalog.

www.cooksgarden.com

International Fertilizer Association

www.fertilizer.org

Botany Links

www.lerc.nasa.gov/Other_Groups/K-12/John/botany.htm

Botanical Gardens

www.bbg.org.

Earth Garden Sources

www.bonus.com/bonus/list/Spring_99.html?referrer=90331A

4-H Youth

Department of Agriculture

http://www.4-h.org/resources/

United States Department of Agriculture.

www.usda.gov

National Corn Growers

www.ncga.com

Peanut Butter Lovers

http://www.peanutbutterlovers.com/

Peanut Butter Recipes

http://www.brownielocks.com/peanutbutter.html

How does a Peanut Grow?

http://www.chinapeanutseller.com/faq_1.htm

History of Peanut

http://www.texomapeanut.com/inn/peanut%20history.htm

American Peanut Council

http://www.aboutpeanuts.com/educ.html

Peanut Butter Institute

Education materials mainly about diet

http://www.peanut-institute.org/EducationalMaterials.html

Peanut Butter and Jelly Archeology

An interesting lesson on layering.

http://www.nps.gov/hocu/html/peanut_butter.htm

National Peanut Board

http://www.nationalpeanutboard.com/document_325.asp

For more free educational materials go to

http://www.reachverychild.com

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