We pay less for food than citizens of other nations; the United States enjoys the cheapest food in the world. Each year, dozens of improved products and new varieties of fruits, nuts, and vegetables emerge from the laboratories and greenhouses of the Agricultural Research Service. But walking through the grocery store, do we ever consider where such an abundance and variety of food and products come from? Learn about ARS research and how it affects your food in this booklet and YouTube movie.
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- You can view the Science in Your Shopping Cart movie on YouTube.
Approved for College & Career Awareness.
Lesson plans associated with this kit can be found on the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix.