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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 lexicographers, researchers, artists, and filmmakers across the country to translate the work of food and farming leaders into large-sclae, information artworks. The result is a rich collection of images and short films that depict the growing vocabulary of a sustainable food system. The Project Localize initiative is an extension of Lexicon's commitment to engage communities and the farmers, producers, and processors that put food on...
Benjamin Eichorn
August 22nd, 2014
Summer is coming to a close in our edible school gardens. The annual weeds are going to seed in the garden’s drier patches. We pull them out with fits of passion and they revel in yet another year’s victory as their seeds fall safely to the ground. They will germinate as soon as the soil warms up next spring, as long as the winter rains come this year. For now, however, we will...

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Public Tour

September 4th Edible Schoolyard Berkeley Public Tour

There is no fee for attending public tours of the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley but all guests must register.

When: September 4, 2014 9:00AM
- 11:00AM
Where: 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California California 94703
Workshop

Plant It, Grow It, Eat It! (Fall edition)

A gardening education workshop, hosted by Life Lab.

When: September 19, 2014 9:00AM
- 3:00PM
Where: Santa Cruz, California
Workshop

Growing Locally: Tips for growing in Chicago

When: September 20, 2014 9:00AM
- 12:00PM
Where: The Edible Gardens at Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois

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