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Hannah Piercey
May 22nd, 2015
The Lexicon of Sustainability recently announced a selection of winning artworks created by this year's Project Localize students. The educational initiative began two years ago as a partnership with one high school class in Ames, Iowa. This year, more than 250 students in seven states took part — exploring and researching their local food system before documenting what they...
Hannah Piercey
May 15th, 2015
There are several principles that guide the program at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley. From connecting the kitchen and the garden to demonstrating passion and encouraging collaboration, these philosophies and practices can be applied to edible...
Benjamin Eichorn
May 8th, 2015
“The essential properties of an organism, or living system, are properties of the whole, which none of the parts have. They arise from the interactions and relationships among the parts“ – A quote from “The Web of Life” by Fritjof Capra, systems...

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Public Tour

June 2015 Edible Schoolyard Berkeley Public Tour



Monthly tours are typically offered during the first week of every month during the school year....

When: June 4, 2015 9:00AM
- 12:00PM
Where: 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California California 94703

OAEC School Garden Teacher Training

When: June 8, 2015 9:00AM
- June 12, 2015 5:00PM PST
Where: Occidental, California

The Edible Schoolyard Academy

The annual Edible Schoolyard Academy trains educators to create powerful and sustainable edible education programs in their schools and...

When: June 21, 2015 3:00PM
- June 25, 2015 5:00PM PST
Where: The Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, Berkeley, California California 94703

Recommended Reading

Published: May 18, 2015
UTNE Reader
An excerpt from Ripe for Change highlights how the garden enriches learning. 
Published: May 10, 2015
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
Hawaii creates strengthens its statewide network and creates an official Farm to School program. (Photo: Hawaii Tribune-Herald) 
Published: May 5, 2015
A look inside the Edible Schoolyard New Orleans. 
Published: April 29, 2015
Huffington Post
CitySprouts Executive Director Jane Hirschi discusses school gardens as learning environments. (Photo: CitySprouts)