Pizza primary illustration of area agriculture products - Berne Tri-Weekly News

Pizza primary illustration of area agriculture products

Brad Kohlhagen, Adams County ANR Extension Educator, recently visited county schools with the story of pizza as viewed through the eyes of Adams County agriculture products. Kohlhagen’s primary goal was to stimulate thinking about the many uses of agriculture products produced in the local county. “When you look at a pizza, you see all kinds of things that are grown in this county - vegetables such as peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, onions and various other vegetable products,” said Kohlhagen. “Then you get into the various meats, beef, pork, poultry and others,” continued Kohlhagen. “Then there are dairy products that contribute to the various kinds of cheeses that are used in the pizza. In the crust you have wheat and various products used to make bread.” Kohlhagen, who has been taking his “pizza message” to area schools, said it is amazing how quickly students catch on to the message of agriculture being represented by the pizza. “Kids get it,” said Ko... Read More >