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Heather Campbell
February 18th, 2016
The garden program at Adelante Spanish Immersion School in Redwood City, California broke ground in 2007 with the goal of giving all of its elementary students an outdoor classroom year-round. Today, every student spends a trimester of their year attending weekly garden classes, led by garden educator Jenna Amberg-Johnson, that are fully integrated into their school day. The after-...
Sandra Jimenez
February 11th, 2016
Young children learn from what they see around them. This makes early childhood an ideal age to expose students to a variety of fruits and vegetables. While convincing children to eat new foods can certainly be challenging, research shows...
Lillian Soshnik-Tanquist
December 10th, 2015
All through the fall season – as the leaves change color, students return to school, and a frost covers the ground each night – we are busy planting vegetables in northern Wisconsin. Yes, you read that correctly. Long after the autumnal equinox...

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May 2016 Edible Schoolyard Berkeley Public Tour


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Recommended Reading

Published: April 28, 2016
PRI's The World
Schools put culturally relevant food on the lunch menu. (Photo: T.K. Naliaka via Wikimedia Commons)
Published: April 27, 2016
The Washington Post
An op-ed urges parents to let their children learn to cook using real tools. (Photo: Sarah Gilbert via Flickr)
Published: April 27, 2016
Stanford News Service
Research examines the value of an empathetic mindset about discipline. (Photo: Ilmicrofono Oggiono via Flickr) 
Published: April 22, 2016
An effort to test schools' tap water gains momentum. (Photo: via Youtube)