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Russell Sterten
January 11th, 2017
Back in November, Edible Schoolyard Berkeley chef teachers Esther Cook and Nick Lee led a cooking class at a K-8 community school in East Oakland called Roses in Concrete. The school is doing a lot of work to include gardening and cooking classes as regular parts of the curriculum, and a number of their teachers attended our most recent summer training, so this was a good opportunity to deepen...
Benjamin Eichorn
December 15th, 2016
The basic idea of cover-cropping is to sow seed over ground that would otherwise be bare in the garden or on the farm. Cover crops are often grown throughout the winter in temperate latitudes, however there are appropriate seed mixes for any time of...
Carrie Mitchum
December 7th, 2016
Accepting the position as executive chef at my local community college was new for me. Until now, my culinary career had centered on restaurants and catering. It was about giving the guests what they wanted, at an agreed upon price, and making money...

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