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Before We Eat: From Farm to Table

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agriculture
growing crops and raising livestock; farming
crops
a plant that is grown for food, like grains, fruits or vegetables
livestock
a group of animals raised on a farm
grains
small, hard, dry seeds used as food
plow
piece of equipment, pulled by a tractor or animal, used to turn over the ground before planting
plant
to place a seed in the ground so that it can grow
tend
take care of
weed
a wild plant growing where it is not wanted
harvest
season when crops are gathered from the fields
grime
dirt ground into the surface of something, like clothing or the skin
cattle
cows, bulls or steers kept on a farm for meat or milk
graze
eating grass in a field
sow
an adult female pig
gather
bring together or collect
dairy cow
cows raised mainly for their milk
wheat
a cereal grain that yields a fine white flour used in baking and pastas
honey bees
a bee that produces and stores honey
orchard
piece of land planted with fruits
crate
slatted wooden case used for transporting or storing goods
grocery clerk
person responsible to make sure the grocery section of the store is ready for customers
cashier
person handling payments at a store
gratitude
being thankful and appreciative
beef cattle
cattle raised for the production of meat
beef
meat products from a cow
pork
meat products from a pig
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