FoodPrints Curriculum

Bringing Food from Farm to Table


Food History & Technology

Standards Alignment:

Next Generation Science Standards

Common Core ELA

Grade Level:



Fall / September


The purpose of this lesson is for students to learn about the different jobs needed to support a farm and bring food to the table. They will discuss what it takes to make the school garden grow and compare this to what it might take to manage a large farm. The lesson supports the DCPS Kindergarten ELA Unit Community Workers. 

Big Idea

There are many jobs that bring food from farms and gardens to our tables.

Guiding Questions

  • What jobs are needed to  manage gardens and farms? 
  • How does food get from the farm or garden to your plate?

Instructional video geared for students to support teaching this lesson