Organic Farmer

Camp Joy Gardens, a small, non-profit, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm, runs classes for children and adults. The narrator of a short video about Camp Joy Gardens explains how CSA farms can work as a profitable business, as well as the differences between organic and commercial farming. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members view the video out of class, record questions and comments, and then return for a full class discussion
  • Use the video to launch a study of organic farming
Classroom Considerations

  • CSA farms are a project of the California Community College program and may not be available in all states
Pros

  • Includes information about how families can become members of and provide financial support for CSA farms 
Cons

  • The narrator offers few facts to support his assertions
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