Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
Creative Solutions to Ending School Food Waste
Americans waste enough food every day to fill a 90,000 seat football stadium. Approximately one-third of all food is wasted at the retail and consumer levels. While research has shown that food wasted by children is similar to the rest of the U.S. population, there are many ways schools can reduce food waste and teach students about the impact it has on the environment and in their community.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Journey 2050 Lesson 1: Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture (Grades 6-8)
- Journey 2050 Lesson 1: Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture (Grades 9-12)