Upcoming Events

Talk

Edible Education 101: "Understanding the World Food System" by Raj Patel with Mark Bittman

The Edible Education 101 course was created in conjunction with the 40th-anniversary celebration of Chez Panisse Restaurant and Café in Berkeley, California. The 2016 course is presented by UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources and led by Mark Bittman. All lectures are free and open to the public. More details.

 

When: February 9, 2016 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Where: Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California
Online

Procurement Methodology and Best Practices for the Scratch-Cooking Production Environment

Join Beth Collins, Director of Operations at Chef Ann Foundation and the Culinary and Nutrition Services team at Minneapolis Public Schools to learn their procurement strategies for supporting their scratch-cooking menu program. More details.

 

When: February 11, 2016 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Talk

Edible Education 101: "Strengthening Regional Food Systems: Food Hubs and Alternative Markets" by James Barham, Haile Johnston, and Michael Rozyne with Kathleen Frith

The Edible Education 101 course was created in conjunction with the 40th-anniversary celebration of Chez Panisse Restaurant and Café in Berkeley, California. The 2016 course is presented by UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources and led by Mark Bittman. All lectures are free and open to the public. More details.

 

When: February 16, 2016 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Where: Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California
Online

Farm to School Menu Planning

This presentation will take you through the menu planning cycle and show you the variety of ways to incorporate local products into your school recipes, salad bars, and cycle menus so they become permanent items in your kitchen inventory. More details.

 

When: February 18, 2016 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Talk

Edible Education 101: "Entrepreneurship and Technology in the Food System" by Nikhil Arora, Nicolas Jammet, Clara Sieg, and Alejandro Velez, with Jaspal Sandhu

The Edible Education 101 course was created in conjunction with the 40th-anniversary celebration of Chez Panisse Restaurant and Café in Berkeley, California. The 2016 course is presented by UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources and led by Mark Bittman. All lectures are free and open to the public. More details.

When: February 23, 2016 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Where: Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California
Talk

Edible Education 101: "Urban Agriculture and the Good Food Revolution" by Will Allen with Mark Bittman

The Edible Education 101 course was created in conjunction with the 40th-anniversary celebration of Chez Panisse Restaurant and Café in Berkeley, California. The 2016 course is presented by UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources and led by Mark Bittman. All lectures are free and open to the public. More details.

When: March 1, 2016 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Where: Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California
Conference

Midwest Farm to School Conference

This event will bring together those interested in building the farm to school initiative in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas. More details.

 

When: March 2, 2016 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Where: Lied Lodge and Conference Center, 2700 Sylvan Rd, Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410
Public Tour

March 2016 Edible Schoolyard Berkeley Public Tour

Monthly tours are typically offered during the first week of every month during the school year. Public tours begin promptly at 9:00 am, last about about two hours, and include garden and kitchen class observation and school lunch discussion. There is no fee for attending public tours, though all guests must register.

When: March 3, 2016 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Where: 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California 94703
Online

Food Safety

This USDA webinar will share local food safety best practices, including identifying safety measures for school gardens and school salad bars. More details.

 

When: March 3, 2016 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Training

Sowing the Seeds of Wonder: Discovering the Garden in Early Childhood Education

Learn to set up a garden space that will encourage children to explore, ask questions, and connect to the natural world around them. Learn activities to engage children’s curiosity and enthusiasm while introducing them to fundamental ideas in environmental science. More details.

 

When: March 5, 2016 9:30AM - 12:00AM
Where: Life Lab, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, California 95064