October 9th, 2017
Alice Waters visits an innovative school meal programs in Northern Michigan. (Photo: Nickel Design, Inc. via Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities)
May 31st, 2016
The Edible Schoolyard Project's Founder receives an honorary degree from Yale.
The Edible Schoolyard Project
September 11th, 2015
We broke ground on the Edible Schoolyard at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School in Berkeley at the beginning of the 1995-96 school year. Twenty years later, the seeds of Alice Waters’s vision for the program have taken root. Educators in communities across the country are building gardens,...
January 13th, 2015
When children grow food themselves and they cook it, they eat it. In 1995, Alice Waters established the Edible Schoolyard at King Middle School in Berkeley and rooted the program's model in this simple truth. Growing, preparing, and eating food opens children’s senses...
October 27th, 2014
First Lady Michelle Obama sends a message to the delegates at Terra Madre (above), thanking them for working to "promote healthy eating and good nutrition in our families and communities. The global gathering of Slow Food communities drew over 3,000 delegates to Torino, Italy for its tenth...