On the Farm

February 22, 2019
See how food is grown and raised.
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Welcome to the farm! Farms are places where food is grown or raised. Life on the farm is fun—and busy! See for yourself. Let’s visit a farm together.

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Many farms grow crops. These fruits and vegetables start as seeds. Farmers plant seeds. The seeds need water and sunlight to grow.

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Dairy farms raise cows for milk. Poultry farms raise chickens for meat and eggs. Kids who live on a farm often have chores, or special jobs. This girl is collecting eggs. How helpful!

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It’s harvest time! Crops are ready to be picked. Fruits and vegetables can be harvested by machine. They can also be picked by hand. This girl is harvesting carrots.

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Food from the farm goes to restaurants, stores, and markets. Food fresh from the farm tastes great!

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Did You Know?

There are farms all over the world. This is a rice farm. It is in Vietnam. That is a country in Asia. Vietnam is a top rice-growing country. Rice needs lots of water to grow

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