Online Video

Using Video to Inspire:

Online video offers wonderful opportunities to inspire, educate, and encourage students and aspiring farmers.  We encourage teachers and parents to watch these videos with students and discuss the opinions presented.
NOTE:  The videos below are all available for viewing online for free.  These videos have not been rated – please view before presenting to children to ensure suitability for your audience.

Farming as a Career:

Voices of Experience from the NY Beginning Farmer Project:

Fridays at the Farm by Coyopa Productions: 19min 07sec
Farming is Hard, Rewarding Work:
4H Career Explorers:
Freshman Farmer:
Farming Hot Among Hipsters:
Peter Carrol for Cornell Small Farms program

Organization/Club Media:

The Greenhorns: -
FFA: ‘It’s Time’, NY FFA president retiring speech:
The Greenhorns: Sacremento Valley Mixer

Just For Fun:

Water and Poo, A Song about Nutrient Management:

Yeo Valley Advertising:

Birke Baehr: What’s Wrong with Our Food System
The Food Project, Sustainable Agriculture Curriculum,, accessed May 27, 1010

National FFA Organization, Agri-Entrepreneurship Program: Now Available – Lesson Plans,, accessed May 27, 2010

Vocational Information Center, Agriculture, Horticulture, Culinary, Food Science and Environment Lesson Plans, accessed May 27, 2010

New England Small Farm Institute. Exploring the Small Farm Dream,

Gardener, Malcolm and Susan.  Becoming a Biodynamic Farmer or Gardener: A handbook for prospective trainees, Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association, 2007

UC Santa Cruz, The Center for Agroecology & Sustainable Food Systems. Exploring Sustainability in Agriculture: An Online Sustainable Agriculture Instructional Resource.
Arthur M. Blank Foundation, ‘Farm to Table to Kid: Increasing Access to Healthy and Affordable Food’, Saturday May 22, 2010,, accessed May 27, 2010
Rodale Institute, Transitioning to Organic, Course Tools.
Georgia Organics: Fundamentals of organic Farming
Timber Press: How to Grow a School Garden: A Complete Guide for Parents and Teachers:
“Introducing Farm Club, Because Farming is Cool” by Orren Fox

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