One of the best parts of a young child’s day is opening a lunchbox and diving in. But how did that delicious food get there? From planting wheat to mixing dough, climbing trees to machine-squeezing fruit, picking cocoa pods to stirring a vat of melted bliss, here is a clear, engaging look at the steps involved in producing some common foods.


Chris Butterworth


Associated Lessons:

From Farm to Lunch Tray

Corn to Cereal and Cotton to Blue Jeans

Introduction to Agriculture Through Reading

Animal or Plant?

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