Today is Canada’s Agriculture Day.

Dauphin’s Consumers Co-op held a contest asking why farming is so important.

The grade 3 students at Barker school entered and won the contest.

Donna Yaschyshyn, the student’s teacher, talked about the project the class entered into the challenge:

“So we brainstormed together as a class, and talked about the different things farmers do for our world, and things the Co-op does for our community.  Then the children chose to either draw about farming or about the Co-op, and we put it on a mural and it said ‘Thanking our farmers and Co-op for taking care of us.'

Yaschyshyn says Canada’s Agriculture Day fit well into her class’ social studies curriculum, where they were focusing on Canada and the world.