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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 professional growth and leadership might be available to him. After we talked about what drew him into the work, why he was interested in it, and what kind of...
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...
Tara McNerney
January 23rd, 2015
When the weather turned cold in the nation’s capital, and the garden was looking ready for a long sleep, the first graders at Mundo Verde Public Charter School in Washington DC prepared to do the last planting of the year. Every student at Mundo...

Upcoming Events


Edible Education 101: Raj Patel and Mark Bittman

Watch the live stream of Raj Patel and Mark Bittman's Edible Education 101 lecture, "The Long Green Revolution...

When: March 2, 2015 6:30PM
- 8:30PM
Where: Berkeley, California California 94720

Changing the Way We Eat TEDx Manhattan

March 7, New York City and live webcast
TEDx Manhattan brings together leaders in the food movement to share their stories and...

When: March 7, 2015 7:00AM
- 3:00PM
Where: New York NY

Edible Education 101: Carl Rosato and Helen Atthowe

Watch the live stream of Carl Rosato and Helen Atthowe's Edible Education 101 lecture, "Mimicking Nature: Woodleaf...

When: March 9, 2015 6:30PM
- 9:30PM
Where: Berkeley, California California 94720

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Paste Magazine
Essay: "How My Son Taught Himself to Cook (and How I Let Him)" (Image: Olga via Flckir)  
Published: January 28, 2015
The case for connecting children to their health, environment and community through food education. 
Published: January 27, 2015
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Five opportunities for school lunch progress in the year ahead. (Photo: USDAgov via Flickr) 
Published: December 17, 2014
The National Farm to School Network reviews farm to school policy in 2014 and 2015.