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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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Tyler LeBlanc

Magical Sour Cabbage: How Sauerkraut Helped Save the Age of Sail

"Super food" is a well-known term representing a food rich in nutrients. Did you know sauerkraut was a superfood on sailing ships in the 1500-1800s? Introduce or support a lesson on food preservation, food storage, or nutrients by teaching your students how fermented cabbage prevented sailors from coming down with scurvy on long voyages.

Tyler LeBlanc
Modern Farmer
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