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We built our outdoor kitchen 18 years into the program and couldn't believe the changes it made. We turned a dark and unused corner of the space into a structure that gets used every class. Let Mr. Nick talk you through the different considerations we made. When you're done...

Place of Learning: Cooking Classrooms, Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms
Type: Program Management
Grades: Adults/Professionals

It can be super overwhelming to set up a kitchen classroom. How many pots? How many spoons? How will the students move around the room?

In this video, our very own Ms. Cook breaks down the systems and organization of the kitchen classroom. Don't forget to check out...

Place of Learning: Kitchen Classrooms
Type: Program Management
Grades: Adults/Professionals

 This is a game we play several times during the What's on Your Plate Class? (9 week food centered curriculum for all 6th graders).  It can be a 5-20 minute activity.  It is high interest and very engaging.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, Academic Classrooms
Type: Other
Uploaded byBeth Sonnenberg
Grades: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

 This lesson is a fun and engaging way to talk about what you should fill your plate with.

Place of Learning: Academic Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byBeth Sonnenberg
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

 Weekly tastings are an important part of the What's on Your Plate Curriculum.  Trying new foods is important for students so they can develop their palette,  expand their knowledge of seasonal produce, and see the variety within a particular type of fruit or...

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms, School Cafeterias, Academic Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byBeth Sonnenberg
Grades: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2 , Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Soda is considered to be one of the main causes of childhood obestiy.  In this lesson students measure out the teaspoons of sugar for different size coke bottles.  This has become a standard for  What's On Your Plate? , a nine week course all sixth graders take...

Place of Learning: Academic Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byPhoebe Tanner
Grades: Grade 6

Students will investigate the amount of fat, salt, and number of serving in a variety of chips/snack foods.

Place of Learning: Academic Classrooms
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byBeth Sonnenberg
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Overview of 9 Week Food/Nutrition Class

Place of Learning: Academic Classrooms
Type: Other
Uploaded byBeth Sonnenberg
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 6

The Edible Schoolyard Berkeley (ESYB) maintains a robust group of 45-55 volunteers at any given time. This resource shares the four ways ESYB utilizes community members who want to contribute their time.

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms
Type: Volunteer Management
Uploaded byWinslow Carroll
Grades:

The Edible Schoolyard Berkeley uses a volunteer handbook to outline expectations and policies that pertain to volunteering at ESYB.

Please note that the two attachments are the same handbook, one in packet form and one in booklet form. To print the handbook as a...

Place of Learning: Garden Classrooms, Kitchen Classrooms
Type: Volunteer Management
Grades: College/University, Adults/Professionals