Grades 3-6 | History San José presents Valley of Heart's Delight - Mar 31, 2021 2:10pm EDT
About this event:
What innovations and technologies did farmers in California use during the Second Industrial Revolution to improve agricultural production? During the second industrial revolution, the Santa Clara Valley became the major canned fruit producer in the country and earned the moniker Valley of Heart’s Delight. History San José will guide students through a family barn and migrant farm worker house, teaching them about how food is grown, packaged, and shipped. Through interactive activities, students will learn how small family farmers used the latest technology and innovations to improve mass food production and create some of the most well recognized canned fruit brands in the 21st century — Del Monte and Sunsweet.
Social Studies, US History, Economics