The Registration Deadline for Summer Teacher Tours is June 10th!

The Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom Program (MAITC) is excited to offer a unique summer professional development opportunity for K-12 educators. Our Summer Teacher Tours allow educators to observe and experience current agricultural production, processing and distribution techniques, as well as exposure to a wealth of standards-based, agriculture themed lesson plans and resources. Participants will network and share how they intend to use these experiences and resources to integrate agriculture into their curricula to improve student achievement by applying authentic agricultural examples to teach core curriculum concepts in science, social studies, language arts, math and nutrition.

Register for 2022 Summer Teacher Tours

View descriptions and register for these upcoming teacher tours!

3 day tour:

June 21 9a.m. - 8p.m.
June 22 9a.m. - 8p.m.
June 23 9a.m. - 2p.m.

Waconia, MN

Are agricultural products grown in Minnesota exported all over the world? Do Minnesota farmers provide food for our state's citizens? The answer to both these questions is yes! This three day tour will investigate both local and global agriculture and food systems.

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July 12 8a.m. - 4p.m.

Park Rapids, MN

Minnesota agriculture is filled with unique and diverse businesses throughout the state. This tour will feature a couple unique family owned and operated stops and lunch from a local favorite that prides themselves on handcrafting fresh foods to make people feel good. We will also have time to share our favorite classroom activities and all the resources Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom has to offer.

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July 20 8a.m. - 4p.m.

St. Peter, MN

Farmers are experts at stepping up to the plate to embrace new advancements in technology in the name of producing quality food, fiber and fuel for the world. This tour will highlight many of the ways in which Minnesota farmers utilize technology to improve the efficiency and sustainability of their farming practices.

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July 26 9a.m. - noon


RD Offutt Farms grows potatoes on thousands of acres in Minnesota and they are giving us a behind the scenes look of the journey a potato takes going from field to french fry during our virtual Teacher Tour with Farm Camp Minnesota!

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July 28 8:30a.m. - 4p.m.

St. Paul/Minneapolis

Teachers and community leaders are invitied to join Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom for a tour of Pearson's Candy Company, MN grocery store and Minnesota Farmer's Union Farmer's Kitchen + Bar this July. Learn about the behind-the-scenes process of making Minnesota favorites - Nut Goodies, Nut Rolls and more!

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