Girl learning about plants in school class

This page has resources for integrating nutrition and agriculture education into the classroom as well as opportunities to extend learning outside of the classroom, whether it is in the school garden or on farm field trips!

Clemson’s Curriculum

The Clemson Advisory Committee created a monthly curriculum for teachers to integrate into the classroom for students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade.

September: My Plate and Breakfast                    K-2          3-5          6-8          9-12

October: Fruit or Vegetable?                               K-2          3-5          6-8          9-12

November: All About Food Plants                       K-2          3-5          6-8          9-12

January: Smart Food Choices                              K-2          3-5          6-8          9-12

February: Food Plants and Ecosystems              K-2          3-5          6-8          9-12

March: Beyond My Plant                                       K-2          3-5          6-8          9-12

April & May: Agricultural Careers                         K-2          3-5          6-8          9-12

Palmetto Pick of the Month

The South Carolina Farm to Preschool and School Program put together a harvest of the month program called “Palmetto Pick of the Month.” This guide, which is based on readily available produce in South Carolina each month, can be used to determine which foods to source in the school cafeteria or which foods to serve as part of classroom taste tests.


Classroom Cooking Cart

Download this guide for suggested materials and items to have on hand for cooking in the classroom.

Classroom Cooking Materials

Download the Classroom Cooking Cart Guide

Book Guide

Download this guide for suggested books for the library and classroom related to Farm to School.

F2S Book Guide

Download the Book Guide

Garden Toolkit

You can view each section of the SC Garden Toolkit on our website, or click here to download a full copy.

SC Garden Toolkit Cover

Download the SC Garden Toolkit

Kids Can Help in the Garden

Download this guide for ways that children can help with gardening.

Kids Garden Handout

Download the Kids Garden Handout

Fruit & Veggies Activity Book

Download a copy of the SC Veggies and Fruit Coloring Book to use in the classroom or to take home.

SC Fruit and Veggie Activity Book Cover

Download the Fruit and Veggie Activity Book

Farm Field Trips

Learn more about South Carolina Agritourism and view all of the agritourism farms here.

Are you a farmer interested in hosting field trips at your farm or a teacher interested in bringing your students on a farm field trip? Consult these resources for more information:

Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project Guide to Farm Field Trips

Green Mountain Farm-to-School Farm Field Trip Guide