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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 Monarch butterflies fluttering about, as if it was my father’s voice telling me everything else he wished he had said to me. I worked the soil, weeded,...
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...
Blair Borax
February 22nd, 2017
The Portland Community College (PCC) Rock Creek Learning Garden in Portland, Oregon is a diverse 3.6-acre garden that includes 48 raised beds (32 for food production and 16 for staff, students, and faculty), approximately ¾ acre of row crops, a cob...

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Alice Waters in conversation with Jonathan Gold

Alice Waters discusses her new memoir with Los Angeles Times journalist Jonathan Gold....

When: October 4, 2017 6:30PM
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Where: Ann and Jerry Moss Theater, 3131 Olympic Boulevard, Santa Monica, California California 90404
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October 5, 2017 Edible Schoolyard Berkeley Public Tour

Monthly tours are typically offered during the first week of every month during the school year. Public tours begin promptly at 9:00 am...

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Growing Edible Education

Third Annual Growing Edible Education Symposium welcomes educators, farmers, food service staff, students, and families for a gathering...

When: October 6, 2017 9:00AM
- October 7, 2017 12:00AM PST
Where: Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School, San Luis Obispo, California

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