Spotlight Series on Apples

Food Studies
Sustainable Agriculture

The Spotlight Series on Apples is a multi-faceted tool that includes the following resources:

  • Educational Video: Students can learn the art and science of apple farming in BC from a passionate farmer in this video.
  • Activity: A curriculum-linked activity accompanies the video about the apple story from farm to kitchen.
  • Recipe: Students can experiment with apple recipe ideas from BCAITC’s Celebrity Chef Randle including BC Apple BlondieBC Ham, Apple, and Cheddar Panini, and BC Apple Oatmeal Muffins.
  • Grow BC: Students can explore Grow BC, an interactive GIS resource, to learn the story of apples and what it takes for the BC apple industry to produce over 90,000 tonnes of apples annually. From where and how apples are grown, to how they are used and their nutritional value, this resource provides straightforward integration into class curriculum.
  • Fresh Stories: Educators can teach students about mapping apples, apple cultivars, and more educational activities through Fresh Stories activities.