Farmer Ben Calendar



Click here for a printer-friendly version of the calendar.  




is National Staying Healthy Month and National Soup Month.


has National Cook a Sweet Potato Day and has National Hot Breakfast Day.


is National Peanut Month. March 8 is National Agriculture Day.


Suggested Reading: Janey Junkfood’s Fresh Adventure! by Barbara Storper


Suggested Reading: Grandpa’s Tractor by Michael Garland


Suggested Reading: From Our Fields… to You by Kellie Worrell. 

Available from AITC.


Activity: Nutrition News

Healthy Lunch Coloring Page


Activity: Make a Shape Tractor

Barn and Silo Coloring Page


Activity: From Our Fields…To You Activity Booklet


is Keep America Beautiful Month and has National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day.



is National Egg Month and National Hamburger Month.


is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month. It also has National Chocolate Pudding Day.


Suggested Reading: Water Dance by Thomas Locker


Suggested Reading: How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? by Chris Butterworth 


Suggested Reading: Pick, Pull, Snap by Lola Schaefer


Activity: Water Cycle Bracelets

Weather Coloring Page


Activity: Build-a-Burger

Hamburger Coloring Page


Activity: Grow Your Own Salad

Roots We Eat Coloring Page


is National Picnic Month and National Hot Dog Month


has National Watermelon Day and National S’mores Day.


is National Potato Month and has Johnny Appleseed’s birthday.


Suggested Reading: Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi and Kyrsten Brooker


Suggested Reading: Pick a Perfect Pumpkin by Robin Koontz


Suggested Reading: Apples for Everyone by Jill Esbaum


Activity: Bumblebee Bookmark

Beehive Coloring Page


Activity: Watermelon Pops

Melons Coloring Page


Activity: Stamp Art

Picking Apples Coloring Page


is National Pizza Month and National Cookbook Month. 


has National Pumpkin Pie Day and Homemade Bread Day.


has Candy Cane Day and Maple Syrup Day. 


Suggested Reading: Pizza Counting by Christina Dobson


Suggested Reading: Pick a Perfect Pumpkin by Robin Koontz


Suggested Reading: A Wish to be a Christmas Tree by Colleen Monroe


Activity: Try a recipe from AITC’s Garden Chef Cookbook

Pizza Coloring Page


Activity: Paper Bag Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin Coloring Page


Activity: Making Maple Sugar Trees

Seasons Coloring Page

Copyright 2015 by Virginia Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom | Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement