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Tanya Stiller
May 4th, 2017
On the morning I learned that my father had passed away, I came into work at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley and started cultivating. I spent the entire day gardening, hardly talking to anyone.  This was my therapy. I noticed a mass of Monarch butterflies fluttering about, as if it was my father’s voice telling me everything else he wished he had said to me. I worked the soil, weeded,...
Esther Cook
March 15th, 2017
This year, an Academic Language Development (ALD) class at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School had the opportunity to study World War I  from a food-centric perspective. Utilizing a comprehensive online exhibit—curated by the National World...
Blair Borax
February 22nd, 2017
The Portland Community College (PCC) Rock Creek Learning Garden in Portland, Oregon is a diverse 3.6-acre garden that includes 48 raised beds (32 for food production and 16 for staff, students, and faculty), approximately ¾ acre of row crops, a cob...

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Training

Outdoor Classroom and Garden Program Management

When: July 27, 2017 9:30AM
- 3:30PM
Where: Life Lab Learning Garden, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California California 95064
Training

International Agroecology Shortcourse

When: July 31, 2017 9:00AM
- 5:00PM
Where: The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
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Conference

NOFA Summer Conference

The Northeast Organic Farming Association hosts a conference to promote understanding of organic food and farming....

When: August 11, 2017 9:00AM
- August 13, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts

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School meals play an essential role in student success. (Photo: Paul Rogers via New York Times)
Published: June 5, 2017
Civil Eats
An author highlights food system solutions for climate change. (Photo: USDA via Flickr)  
Published: June 2, 2017
The Los Angeles Times
Farmworkers face displacement in California’s agricultural belt. (Photo: USDA via Flickr)