Upcoming Events

Conference

Healthy Food Fuels Hungry Minds: A Stakeholders Conference for School Food

When: June 1, 2016 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Where: Harvard University Norwest Labs Building, 52 Oxford Street Lower Level, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Training

2016-2017 Northeast Farm to School Institute

When: June 1, 2016 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Workshop

School Gardens Pre-National Farm to Cafeteria Gathering

When: June 2, 2016 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Where: Monona Terrace, One John Nolen Drive, Madison, Wisconsin
Conference

National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

a biennial event hosted by the National Farm to School Network that will convene more than 1,500 diverse stakeholders working to source local food for institutional cafeterias and foster a culture of food and agricultural literacy across America. More details

When: June 2, 2016 9:00AM - June 4, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Madison, Wisconsin 53703
Public Tour

June 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: June 2, 2016 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Where: 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California 94703
Conference

5th Annual UVM Food Systems Summit

The UVM Food Systems Summit is an annual event drawing scholars, practitioners, and food systems leaders to engage in dialogue on the pressing food systems issues facing our world. More details

 

When: June 14, 2016 9:00AM - June 15, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: Burlington, Vermont 05405
Training

School Garden Teacher Training, June Session

This training re-imagines educational institutions as resiliency hubs for the wider community. Build your team to learn about the fundamentals of designing a sustainable school — from facilities to curriculum — and the community organizing skills necessary to facilitate the process. More details.

When: June 20, 2016 9:00AM - June 24, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: 15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, California 95465
oaec@oaec.org
Training

The Edible Schoolyard Academy

The Edible Schoolyard Academy is designed to strengthen your program and build your leadership in the field. Over the course of five days, Academy participants will have an opportunity to learn about curriculum integration and development, funding strategies, evaluation, volunteer management, class scheduling, rituals and routines of garden and kitchen classrooms, outreach strategies, and much more. Applications are due March 13. More details.

 

When: June 26, 2016 9:00AM - June 30, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: The Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California 94703
Training

Living Learnscape Design

This training is for school community stakeholders who are ready to engage in the physical design of the campus facilities through a participatory permaculture design process. More details.

 

When: June 27, 2016 9:00AM - July 1, 2016 5:00PM PST
Where: 15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, California 95465
oaec@oaec.org
Training

The Edible Schoolyard Intensive: Farm to School

Bring your school or district's team of farm to school stakeholders to the Edible Schoolyard Intensive to strengthen your holistic approach to long-term program success. The three-day training will focus on relationships between food service staff members, school and district leadership, and classroom, garden and kitchen educators. Participants will learn strategies for integrating innovative food procurement and hands-on experiential learning that teaches children how to grow, cook, understand, and value food in their daily lives. The Edible Schoolyard Intensive is designed for programs that participate in the USDA’s child nutrition programs. Applications are due March 13.  More details.

When: July 7, 2016 9:00AM - July 9, 2016 12:00AM PST
Where: The Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, Berkeley, California 94703
Phone: 510-558-1335