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Hannah Piercey
September 18th, 2014
The school year begins at three of New Orleans’ FirstLine public charter schools with a visit from Farmer Ben Burkett, his fellow members of the Indian Springs Farmer’s Cooperative, and their truckloads of jubilee and sugar baby watermelons. Farmer Ben’s visit is the centerpiece of a late summer institution at the schools: Watermelon Day. The hotly anticipated event is hosted each September by...
September 11th, 2014
Students were excited to spruce up and explore the gardens with their Garden Ranger Teacher after the long summer break. They worked together to pick up litter, prune dead leaves and fallen fruit from growing plants, and explore their gardens....
Hannah Piercey
August 29th, 2014
The Lexicon of Sustainability is on a mission to build understanding around the key terms and principles that define sustainability. For the last five years, founders Douglas Gayeton and Laura Howard-Gayeton collaboarted with...

Upcoming Events


National Incubator Farm Training Initiative Field School

When: October 1, 2014 9:00AM
- October 3, 2014 3:00PM PST
Where: Ecotrust at Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center, Portland, Oregon
Public Tour

October 2nd 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...

When: October 2, 2014 9:00AM
- 12:00AM
Where: 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California California 94703

CitySprouts Teacher Forum: Science I

Elementary school teachers share garden-based lessons in a free webinar series.

When: October 2, 2014 3:30PM
- 4:30PM

Recommended Reading

Published: September 3, 2014
Bon Appétit
Three of New York City's top chefs cook with students at Edible Schoolyard New York. (Photo: ESY NYC) 
Published: September 2, 2014
Center for Social Inclusion
Download two recent reports focused on equity, race, and the food system. 
Published: August 31, 2014
New York TImes
State incentives support local food in Alaska. (Photo: L.T. Hunte via Flickr)
Published: August 22, 2014
BBC News
Research shows that city environments help support an array of bee species. (Photo: Danny Perez via Flickr)