It’s easy to learn when there’s a goat

Shelby Jacquier, left, and Sarah Ammirato played a game about agriculture with youngsters at the David M. Hunt library on Thursday, July 18. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Seven youngsters learned about food and food production at the David M. Hunt Library on Thursday afternoon, July 18.

The learning was cunningly disguised in game form by 4-H interns Shelby Jacquier and Sarah Ammirato, who started the group off with cards, some adorned with foods and some with where the foods come from, all face down on the table.

It was a memory exercise. A child picks up a card with a tomato on it, and then turns over another card. 

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