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Join junior farmers Leah and Abe Littman for a tour of their family’s farm in Western North Carolina. See how tomatoes are grown in a greenhouse and in the field, find out when different crops are ready to harvest, see a tractor, and meet some adorable, cabbage-loving goats. Learn more about Ivy Creek Family Farm here. Find lesson plans and educational resources that compliment this video below. Watch our Meet Your Farmer interview with Leah and Abe’s mom, Anna, here. 
Growing Minds Day by Day Resource Lists:

Tomatoes & Other Nightshades
Farm Animals

Preschool Lesson Plans:

Tomato Exploration
Tomato Salsa
Roots & Shoots
Vegetable Crowns
Garden Plot Crackers

K-2 Lesson Plans:

Tomato […]