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Ana Park
September 29th, 2015
“Can I take one home? I want my mom to try it.” “It looked gross at first, but after I tried it, it’s delicious!” “Wow, it’s so pretty. I can eat the flowers?!” These are a few of the responses from students during our regular tastings at Our Global Garden, the edible garden program at Community Magnet Charter School in west Los Angeles. Community Magnet serves approximately 450 students from all...
Christina Nelson
September 18th, 2015
This summer, we welcomed a cohort from Slow Food USA's National School Garden Program as Edible Schoolyard Academy participants. This post is the first in a series sharing the group's perspectives on their experience at the...
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...

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North American Association for Environmental Education

This year's NAAEE conference will explore ways to enrich and expand our work and workforce, along with other strategies for...

When: October 15, 2015 9:00AM
- October 18, 2015 5:00PM PST
Where: San Diego, California

Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference

A national gathering to enhance the critical relationship between food and health in the Black community by empowering...

When: October 16, 2015 9:00AM
- October 18, 2015 5:00PM PST
Where: Oakland, California

The Lunch Box: Financial Management and Data Tracking

Discover tools for fiscally managing your school lunch program through new challenges without adding significant time to your work load...

When: October 22, 2015 1:00AM
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Published: October 2, 2015
Civil Eats
A new handbook offers practice tips for reducing food waste at home. 
Published: October 1, 2015
Philadelphia's Eatiquette program remakes school lunch. 
Published: September 29, 2015
Is a schedule change the secret ingredient of Montana's school lunch program? (Photo via USDA) 
Published: September 28, 2015
FoodCorps and Edible Schoolyard NYC partner to reach 8,000 students. (Photo: hjjanisch via Flickr)