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'Looking Under the Label'

What is the link between the farmer and the consumer in the farm-to-table continuum? A food label! A visit to the grocery store immerses consumers in foods labeled as organic, non-GMO, grass-fed, free range, natural, and more. What do these labels mean? How do they impact consumer choices? Discover teaching strategies and lesson plans from the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix to increase critical thinking skills and food label literacy.

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Andrea Gardner
Email: andrea.gardner@usu.edu
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Person Type: Primary Presenter
State: Utah
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Main Phone: 435-231-1816
Biosketch: Andrea Gardner is an Education Specialist for the National Center for Agricultural Literacy. Prior to this position she was a high school agricultural science teacher. Throughout her career, Andrea has actively participated in professional development, mentoring, and the development of curriculum. Her lesson plans have been adopted and published as state-wide curriculum in two Utah courses as well as numerous lesson plans posted on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix.
Organization/Affiliation: National Center for Agricultural Literacy