Friday, May 24th
What we did in class today: We tied together a few lessons and presented a list of guidelines if you want to do right by your body and the world.
What to do if you missed class today: Copy the list below and use it when you start your perfect food feast.
1) Local crops – especially in Oregon
2) Buy in season!
3) More vegetables – for body and planet
4) Less ingredients the better
5) Farm workers treated well –poverty not good for planet
6) You get what you pay for – ALL included
7) Garden – do it yourself
8) Do further research – ask questions, Google, etc.
9) Savor and respect what you eat
10) Only take or make what you will use
Thursday, May 23rd
What we did in class today: We looked the benefits and downsides of organic farming.
What to do if you missed class today: Make a T-chart of the pros and cons of organic farming. Click on the link below and open the document in Word. All you need to do is include the titles of each pro or con. Or copy the table from a classmate.
Wednesday, May 22nd
What we did in class today: We reviewed engineering skills with a classroom activity.
What to do if you missed class: There is nothing to make up today.
Tuesday, May 21st
What we did in class today: We considered many of the common practices of farmers who raise animals. We learned how to learn more about the issue.
What to do if you missed class today: Watch and take notes on the two videos below. Copy the portion of the notes from a classmate that says “How Can You Know” which is information about how you can know for sure that animals you are eating were well treated.
Early Release Monday, May 20th
What we did in class today: We considered the rights of the farm workers who bring us our food. We are considering whether this is going to be one of our criteria for the June 4th feast.
What to do if you missed class today: Watch the news story below. Hopefully the information will help you determine whether it is important for YOU to know about the rights of the farm workers who brought YOU the food you are eating.