Here's a cool idea from the folks behind Rhode Island's Farm to School program: Farmer trading cards. They're wallet-sized cards that kids can print out and trade with friends while learning about their favorite farmers. They can even bring the cards along on their next visit to have the cards signed by the famous farmer.
Each double-sided card has a picture of the farmer on the front along with the farmer's bio and "stats" (equipment, acres, pets, and farm animals) on the back. Best of all, the cards also include info about which foods the farmer contributes to Rhode Island's Farm to School program. So when kids see apples and peaches on their lunch tray, they'll think of Jim Steere (the farmer pictured above) and the produce that's fresh from Steere Orchards.
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