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The District School Garden Assessment has been developed by Office of the State Superintendent of Education to assist District School Garden Coordinators to evaluate their programs, to help focus and guide conversations with school wellness committees, and to reassess...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Assessment/Evaluation
Uploaded bySam Ullery
Grades: Adults/Professionals

Schools across the nation are using gardens to help children discover where food comes from and to develop healthy eating habits. Gardens provide a way for children to grow, harvest, prepare, and ultimately taste new fruits and vegetables. When appropriate...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Adults/Professionals

In this multi-step lesson, 5th grade students apply what they have learned in the classroom and at area farms about sustainability to improving the sustainability of our school's garden. This is a culminating project where students are given an opportunity to teach...

Place of Learning: Garden, Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byMarin Leroy
Grades: Grade 5

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 booklet, use...

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

http://journalofthought.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/06laird.pdf

This article in a special issue on moral dimensions of school lunch situates Alice Waters' work and the Edible...

Place of Learning: None
Type: Advocacy
Uploaded bySusan Laird
Grades:

En esta lección de 7mo grado de humanidades, los estudiantes preparan polenta y salsa rápida de tomate y pimienta luego de aprender acerca de cómo el maíz y otros alimentos viajaron hacia Europa vía el intercambio colombiano.

Los alumnos utilizarán el caso de la...

Place of Learning: Kitchen
Type: Lessons
Grades: Grade 7

Each of these questions is hand-written on a 3 by 5 index card and laminated. The cards are used at the table to encourage conversation and communication among the group.

Place of Learning: Kitchen
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades:

In this seventh grade humanities lesson, students learn about the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations by rotating through three stations in the garden: the origin of cacao, exploring amaranth as a staple crop, and agricultural techniques. 

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Grade 7

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

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

This is a game we play several times during the What’s on Your Plate? Class. It is a perfect sponge’ activity. It can be 5-15 minutes long. It is high interest and very engaging.

Place of Learning: Academic Classroom
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6