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This resource provides a template for planning new projects and assigning responsibilities to staff members.

This resource was included as part of the Edible Schoolyard Project Academy Training...

Place of Learning: None
Type: Program Management
Grades: Adults/Professionals

The Edible Schoolyard Immersion week developed in this last year when King Middle School adopted a new seventh- and eighth-grade class schedule, which changed our typical weekly layout of how often and for how long we could see students in the garden. In order to ...

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

In this sixth-grade science lesson, students take on the roles of young scientists as they explore and study flowers. They learn about and practice scientific drawing, label and explain flowers’ reproductive structures, ask questions, share ideas and discuss their...

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Grade 6

In this sixth-grade science class, students learn the important role that bees play in pollination as they rotate through three stations in the garden: Beehive; Catch, Observe and Release; and Honey Tasting. 

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Grade 6

In this sixth-grade humanities lesson, students learn about ancient technologies from around the world by rotating through three stations in the garden: Grain Grinding; Roller Sledge; and Irrigation.

Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Lessons
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades: Grade 6

This resource contains a general description of the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley's Family Nights Out program, as well as an example of the registration form and post-survey we give to participants.

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

Every fall, before the sixth-grade students come to the garden for the first time, we visit their academic classrooms with the “Respect in the Garden” poster (see PDF attached below). We do an interactive presentation to introduce them to the behavioral...

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

A typical garden class with sixth graders at the Edible Schoolyard is 86 minutes (1 hour and 26 minutes) and is divided into three main parts: Opening Circle, In the Field (work time), and Closing Circle. In the garden, we have integrated rituals and routines into every...

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

Compiled by Wendy Johnson

The Art of Simple Food, Vols. 1 and 2, Alice Waters. New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, Vol. 1 – 2007, Vol. 2 – 2013.

  • From the heart of the garden, food to nourish the soul and to feed a hungry world. These two...
Place of Learning: Garden
Type: Program Management
Uploaded byKyle Cornforth
Grades:

Each of these questions is hand-written on an 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: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8