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Education & Safety - Food, Land & People

FLP lessons provide critical-thinking activities, timely background information, measurable objectives and references that distinguish them in classrooms across America among materials used to teach about food, natural resources, and consumers. 

Fall Online Food, Land and People workshop scheduled. Deadline to register is Sept. 30.

Click here for the Fall Online "Chewsy Choices" Syllabus.

Syllabi for all the Food, Land & People workshops.

A CD “Eat Well, Be Well” includes lessons that are current, useful, insightful, entertaining, and informative for students of all grade levels.  The lessons also include common core alignments.  For a brief description of the lessons you have to choose from visit: 

Many scholarships are available to educators. Please contact regarding opportunities for these scholarships.

 North Dakota Food, Land and People is now on Facebook!

Mary Kensok, an award-winning fourth-grade teacher, is featured in the video above talking about her enthusiasm for educating about agriculture and the FLP program. Mary also received the Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture award at the National Agriculture in the Classroom Conference a few years ago.

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Project Food, Land and People (FLP) is a 55-lesson curriculum developed for grades K-12 educators to integrate easily into your classroom.

The instructional units address core content and North Dakota state standards and benchmarks with inquiry based learning activities that are meaningful and the objectives are well defined.

Lessons were created and written by educators for educators and were rigorously tested and evaluated across the nation.

The participants will receive the entire curriculum in CD format, plus North Dakota specific materials and information about available resources.

All FLP syllabi are available for your viewing below.

Questions should be submitted to Jill Vigesaa at

These lessons are designed to unleash your imagination and creativity.

NDSU offers professional development graduate credit for this program.

Check out the Syllabi for Food, Land and People.
FLP I – Introduction to 55 lessons – 1 credit
FLP II-Land and Water Conservation Focus – 1 credit
FLP III-Nutrition and Consumer Science Focus – 1 credit 
FLP Institute - 1 credit
FLP IV Online - Chewsy Choices for a Healthy Lifestyle
FLP V Online - Social Study in Nature
FLP VI Online - Cultivating Literature with FLP

FLP I is the traditional workshop; an introduction to across-the-curriculum lessons including a field trip experience.

FLP II focuses on Land and Water Conservation curriculum with many hands on activities.

FLP III focuses on Food/Nutrition & Consumer Science lessons from the curriculum.

FLP Institute is 1 credit.

What teachers say about the workshops:

“These classes are fun, hand-on and we received so many resources."  – Darla T of Bismarck

“My students have enjoyed learning about agriculture in the way FLP has presented the information." – Sheena J. of Enderlin

“All of the workshops are amazing! There is never a dull moment and you can easily integrate the lessons into your classroom." – Jenna F. of West Fargo

"Lots of variety and great ag-related topics introduced with wonderful, creative ideas." – Julie Z., Extension Educator in Walsh County

Other valuable Web resources:

See Sample Lesson at

ND Ag in the Classroom Web site

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