Down on the Farm - Alabama Farmers Federation

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Down on the Farm - Alabama Farmers Federation
Ingredients:
2 whole wheat tortillas
1 can of cooked chicken
¼ cup shredded cheese
¼ cup green pepper, optional
Directions:
1. Place one tortilla on a plate.
2. Top with chicken, cheese and green pepper.
3. Place second tortilla on top.
4. Optional – ask an adult to heat the quesadilla in a
skillet on the stove, just enough to melt the cheese.
5. Cut into pieces and enjoy.
Use this same idea to create other quesadillas with
different ingredients. Try peanut butter, banana and
honey. Be creative! And remember to thank a farmer,
because they’re working hard every day to grow food
for everyone in our country and our world!
Chicken Quesadillas
Now that you know more about the food grown and
made in Alabama, why not make a special recipe for
dinner or a snack? Make sure an adult helps with
using the stove and sharp utensils.
Kids Activity Booklet
Alabama’s Top 10
Farm Mix-up
Farming Feeds Alabama: Make-It
Down on the Farm
Our food, clothing and other necessities come from
farms. Straighten out the mix-up below by connecting
the farm picture on the left with the picture of the
product it becomes on the right. Then unscramble
the letters to form the name of the product. Look at
the top picture for an example. Open pamphlet for
answers.
kteas
f.
6.
______ ______
e.
5.
_____
d.
4.
c.
3.
b.
2.
a.
1.
_s _t _e _a _k
ohtlaen
_______
neimd
_____
eppar
atnuep ettbur
enohy
Find the words below to discover the Top 10 crops &
animals on farms in Alabama. Words can run forward,
backward, up, down or diagonal.
VSOC I I S LEQHAXKY
HLMYZGVCLBJCALR
RJRPQJQAMPJQI ET
AE L RDXMT TNCWKHL
Z S BX S CP FQGONCXU
VTDJOYB I LZPTAKO
HUENYMUS Z SMS T Y P
Z N I HB XDH I FH J DOH
BACLEUDEES SYFRC
HEO I ASWXMGDC I XA
EPNYNL I JHGSO JMS
UPOESUOHNEERGOP
J SMPCYUUOC JNCBK
YTMJDAKPPXT I QRQ
SUVYXHCAT T LEHRV
Poultry
Cattle
_____
Eggs
Greenhouse
Cotton
Peanuts
Corn
Catfish
Soybeans
Hay
From Farm to Table
your table
When it comes to food, most of what you eat probably
comes from a grocery store or restaurant. But where
do the stores and restaurants get food? It comes
from our farms. From chicken and steaks to fruits and
veggies, the food you eat was first raised by a farmer.
Alabama has a lot of poultry farmers. In fact, we’re
third in the U.S. for number of chickens raised. Help
our farmer get his chickens from his farm to the
grocery store. Be sure to stay on the right side of the
road. Start at the hatchery, then stop at the broiler
farm, processing plant, food service company, grocery
store and end at your table.
grocery store
food service
company
start here
broiler farm
hatchery
processing plant
A Regular Day on the Farm
Farmers cover a lot of ground in Alabama. Our state
has almost 49,000 farms on more than 9 million acres
of land. Farmers take their jobs very seriously and do
their best to care for their land, animals and crops.
But this farm needs some color!
Farm Mix-Up Answers: 1c - denim, 2a - steak,
3e - peanut butter, 4b - ethanol, 5f - honey, 6d - paper

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