Fruit Farm to Table

Mercado Plaza, with produce bridging shop and sidewalk, Los Angeles, California Historical Society Collection, University of Southern California Libraries,

How does food get to my plate?

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Students will learn and discuss the multiple cultures and peoples that historically have contributed to the farms and produce of the United States. Students will compare and contrast how food was grown on the farm, who tilled the crops, and how produce is delivered to American grocers and markets.