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Growing Minds is a program of Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.

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Learn fun facts about all kinds of farm animals from sheep and goats, to chickens and cows.

It’s fall and that can only mean one thing – time for a trip to the local farm for some apples and pumpkins!

A young boy hears a barn dance in the middle of the night. He goes to investigate and discovers a room full of dancing farm animals.

Students will learn which animals live on a farm and discover their purpose to a farmer and a community.


A year in the life of a Kansas cattle farm.

Life on a Vermont farm can be a lot of work, but it also can be tremendous fun!

Learn about about the rhythm of the natural world on a small farm as all creatures prepare for sleep.

This sweet book tells the story of how farm animals tuck in for the night. A lovely rhyming story that is perfect for before a nap or bedtime.