March 2023
A Month of Building Connections to our Food
Agriculture volunteers will be visiting classrooms across the province during March to answer student questions about where food comes from! And our NEW hands-on resource about land stewardship debuts in classrooms!
Did you sign up for a #CALM23 classroom visit from an ag volunteer?
  1. Your #CALM23 Resource Kit is on it's way to you!
  2. Schedule a presentation with your matched volunteer, if you haven't yet!
  3. Join classrooms across Canada in celebrating by sharing your student's experience on social media with #CALM23!
Sign into your AITC Dashboard for #CALM23 information (matched volunteer, digital resources, etc.):
Living Necklace (EN/FR)
GRADES 1 TO 4 | Arts, Sci
This kit includes instructions and materials for 35 students to make a necklace using a cotton ball and seeds. In a few days, the seeds sprout and the necklace comes alive!

The Adventures of Michael & Mia: Stewards of the Land (EN/FR)
GRADES 4 TO 6 | ELA, Sci, SS
This storybook focuses on farm stewardship and sustainability, while also highlighting modern farm practices and technologies.

Feeding a Growing World: Exploring Saskatchewan's Role in Global Food Security GRADE 7 | SS
Students inquire, explore and investigate how Saskatchewan agriculture might contribute to global food security for 9 billion people.

Career Case (EN/FR)
GRADES 9 TO 12 | Careers, Hlth, PAA, Sci, SS
A gamified learning experience for students to explore their personal interests and discover how they fit into diverse careers in agriculture in a fun, engaging way.

Oats for Breakfast Nutrition Support Bursary
GRADES K - 12 | Province-wide

Apply by Month XX for a bursary to support in-school nutrition programs. The bursaries may be used toward oats and oat-based foods for students and will be awarded based on demonstrated need.

Farm & Ag Tour Bursary
GRADES 2 - 12 | Province-wide

Want your students to visit a farm or agri-business? Apply for a bus bursary to help get you there! Registration will be posted on AITC-SK's social media in March, be sure to follow us:
Explore Digital Ag Presentation
GRADES 10 - 12 | Province-wide

LAST CALL - Presentation includes a hands-on activity, exploration of exciting tools and technologies used in agriculture and food production, and a challenge for students to collaborate on!

Did you join AITC last year as we virtually visited 11 farms across the country? The GCFT is back for Season 2! Registration will be posted on AITC-SK's social media in March, be sure to follow us:
Get ready, rewatch Season 1, available on our Resource Library:
Student Opportunities
Virtual Youth Institute
GRADES 9 - 12
Apply by March 15, 2023

Students passionate about global food security are encouraged to apply to represent Saskatchewan at the Virtual Youth Institute on May 31, 2023, with the opportunity to advance to the Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, Iowa in October.
DFC Scholarships
GRADES 10 - 12
Apply by May 1, 2023

A scholarship not about grades or transcripts, but about discovering what sustainability means to students and their future through 3 creative submission options.
CABEF Scholarships
Apply by April 30, 2023

For students enrolling or currently in an ag-related program, choose a UN Sustainable Development goal and highlight 3 ways their future career in agriculture and food will contribute to it.