Gathering, Gardening, and Agriculture: Plant Use in Arkansas Through Time
Three Research Stations of the Arkansas Archeological Survey have Teaching Gardens which feature plants grown and eaten by Indigenous people living in Arkansas for thousands of years. These gardens are located at Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, and Parkin Mounds State Park. Learn more about these gardens and the plants that are growing in them here!
Learn more about why we created this resource on Indigenous food use through time in Arkansas and how our curriculum is organized here. Explore how you could incorporate our learning resources into your classroom.
Check out the activities and course materials we have put together to make teaching this curriculum easier for you. We have pdf handouts for each lesson and PowerPoints for you to use while teaching. We are developing videos to help you and your class learn more about each lesson.