Students understand basic economic concepts and their individual roles in the economy and demonstrate basic economic reasoning skills. Describe food production and consumption long ago and today, including the roles of farmers, processors, distributors, weather, and land and water resources.

Fruit Farm to Table

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Students will learn and discuss the multiple cultures and peoples that historically have contributed to the farms and produce of the United States. Students will compare and contrast how food was grown on the farm, who tilled the crops, and how produce is delivered to American grocers and markets.