Resources for Service Providers

Welcome. Thank you for your interest in working with all farmers. Below are resources for working with English Language Learners (ELL) and refugee/immigrant farmers.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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Concise overview of refugees and immigrants in the farm classroom. This is an excellent place to start.


Teaching handbook

Thorough review of effective teaching methods for ELL/refugee and immigrant farmers.

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Best practices

Concise list of best teaching practices for ELL/refugee and immigrant farmers.

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new American Teaching Library

Extensive curriculum is available for ELL/refugee and immigrant farmers. Resources are free and many are peer-reviewed.

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Plain Language

Check the reading level of your writing. By using simple sentence structures and common words, your work can reach more farmers.