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Cristine Tennant
December 19th, 2014
Every Tuesday afternoon for the past three months, we have been exploring dumplings. The last school bell of the day rings, and ten students from across the campus of King Middle School rush over to the Edible Schoolyard's kitchen. Students wash their hands, put on their aprons, and clamber for a spot at the table, ready to dig in. Their eyes glint with excitement as the week's new dumpling...
Benjamin Eichorn
December 5th, 2014
“If they grow it or cook it, they will eat it.” — A principle that holds true consistently across diverse populations of students working in school gardens. Just ask a teacher! It is promising to see the increasingly widespread public and...
Mara Fleishman
November 7th, 2014
This is a debatable question for sure; one that I used to think was a no-brainer. Yes, if parents are loud enough and demanding enough then eventually it  will happen, but that is not the most efficient or pleasant process for either side. The...

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