Lesson 08 – Growing Plants for Food

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Read About Growing Plants for Food


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A farm is a piece of land used to grow crops or to raise animals.

A garden is a piece of land used to grow vegetables, fruit, herbs, or flowers.

A greenhouse is a building with a roof and walls made of glass used to grow plants.

An orchard is a piece of land where fruit trees are grown.

Wheat is a grain that is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc.

Growing Plants for Food

Read about four places where people grow plants for food.

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