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Hannah Piercey
March 13th, 2015
Two years ago, Nicole Cotroneo Jolly was struck by a somewhat startling realization as she prepared dinner.  "I'm a journalist and I'm also a cook," she recalls. "I've always been intensely curious about my food. I was cooking and pouring a bag of lentils. In that moment, I stopped and thought, I don't know what a lentil plant looks like. I don't know how...
Kyle Cornforth
February 13th, 2015
I met with a young professional this morning who had asked me if I could take some time to share what I know about the movement for garden-based education. He is hoping to move into the field and wondering what types of opportunities for...
Jonathan Arbuckle
January 30th, 2015
Justin: "It was great to be able to give back to the community; doing so gave me a great sense of pride. The garden is helping to fill a gap between our generation and a younger generation. We came together with elementary students to...

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Edible Education 101: Claire Kremen

Watch the live stream of Claire Kremen's Edible Education 101 lecture, "Fixing a Broken Food System: Some Ideas...

When: April 6, 2015 6:30PM
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April 2015 Edible Schoolyard Berkeley Public Tour

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Edible Education 101: Alice Waters, Craig McNamara & Robert Hass

Watch the live stream of Alice Waters, Craig McNamara and Robert Hass's Edible Education 101 lecture, "Teaching...

When: April 13, 2015 6:30PM
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Recommended Reading

Published: February 26, 2015
The Lancet
An infographic outlines opportunities for schools, food producers, retailers, and individuals. 
Published: February 26, 2015
Civil Eats
Texas's Paul Quinn College cultivates a thriving farm. 
Published: February 25, 2015
Food Tank
Food Tank highlights signs of progress across the food system. 
Published: February 19, 2015
USA Today
A federal nutrition panel releases new recommendations, and encourages Americans to consider the environmental impact of their food choices.  (Photo: mamichan via Flickr)