Breakthrough Leaders for Sustainable Food Systems
June 1, 2017 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.
CUESA's Summer Celebration
Show your support for CUESA by attending their Summer Celebration, featuring some of the best food and beverage purveyors in the Bay Area! More details.
School Garden Teacher Training
The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center hosts a training for educators to learn about developing and sustaining garden-based ecological literacy programs at their schools. More details.
The Growing Classroom Workshop: Two-Day Intensive on Garden-Based Learning
Life Lab hosts a two-day training covering curriculum for garden-based classes, technical gardening skills, and management strategies for school garden programs. More details.
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 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. We examine edible education through the critical lenses of social justice, equity, and inclusion; participants should expect to engage in conversations about how race, gender, power, and privilege show up in classrooms, particularly around issues of food. Applications are due March 5. More details.