Friday, February 18, 2011

Kids Can Talk to the Animals at Adams Central Annual Petting Zoo

Micah and I traveled to the Adams Central FFA Chapter's Annual Petting Zoo in Monroe, Indiana.  For 13 years the Adams Central FFA Chapter has put in a petting zoo for the elementary students and community members for a full 2 days. 

Micah and friends

On Thursday elementary students visit the petting zoo to learn about the animals and agriculture during the day. 

At night, the community is able to visit the petting zoo.  Stations at the petting zoo include learning about meats, bees and honey,ag safety, animals, fruits and vegetables, grains, spices, and dairy products. 

Students also get to sample the products and even get some free popcorn. 

Mr. Jones, the advisor at Adams Central said, "More than 850 kids come through the petting zoo and walk away with a general knowledge of products from animals, how we care for animals, and how important agriculture is." Macy Mudd, a junior at Adams Central and Chapter President said, "It's a great opportunity for the kids and a great opportunity for our members to interact with the younger kids."

Micah and I had a blast! The Adams Central FFA chapter truly shows their passion for agriculture and education the public.

From FFA: Following the Future of Agriculture

1 comment:

  1. Oh! this sounds great! I will be with my kids this week end..Thanks for the share and you made my outing great!!
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