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Benjamin Eichorn
October 9th, 2017
As summer comes to an end, it’s tempting to feel as though the growing season is almost over. However, as we observe the gardens, yards, freeway medians, native habitats and other open spaces that surround us, we notice that plants are covered with seeds! Many of these seeds will sprout with the first rains of fall and winter if the soil temperature is warm enough. Thus, seeds indicate both the...
Tanya Stiller
May 4th, 2017
On the morning I learned that my father had passed away, I came into work at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley and started cultivating. I spent the entire day gardening, hardly talking to anyone.  This was my therapy. I noticed a mass of...
Esther Cook
March 15th, 2017
This year, an Academic Language Development (ALD) class at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School had the opportunity to study World War I  from a food-centric perspective. Utilizing a comprehensive online exhibit—curated by the National World...

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Published: November 8, 2017
Learning for Action
A toolkit outlines how to use program data to learn and improve. (Photo: DC Greens via Flickr) 
Published: November 1, 2017
Chicago Tribune
The former president and first lady host a leadership summit in Chicago. (Photo: Alyssa Pointer via Chicago Tribune)
Published: October 25, 2017
NPR
Cornelia Walker Bailey worked to preserve Gullah Geechee culture. (Photo: Ben Gray via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Published: October 16, 2017
Splinter
A memorial fund clears the lunch debt for all St. Paul students. (Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)