Lower Elementary

AnnanThe Froebel School

All classes have their own froebelian growing beds which allows children to be involved in all stages of the growing process from planting to cooking.

Outdoor education is a priority at Annan school, our grounds include a pond, orchard, wild area and is surrounded by woods where children go each week to forest school.

These spaces are an integral part of the everyday life of the school and provide places where children can work and play and develop a deep appreciation of the natural world.

L' Orto in Campania

L'Orto in Campania is an educative garden of six hundreds square meters near Naples, Italy founded in 2011.

From the beginning it collaborates with Slow Food (Education Department) and it hosted the Yale Soustainble Food Project and the Rome SFP to held workshops together. 

Alice Waters visited us in 2013

Community Harvest Project

Community Harvest Project is a non-profit farm in North Grafton whose mission is to create healthy and engaged communities through volunteer farming and nutrition education for those who are experiencing food insecurity. In addition to our volunteer program, we operate nutrition education programs to teach healthy eating habits to the next generation, and leadership programs to create community ambassadors for hunger. For the past five years we have run a successful nutrition program, Sprouting Minds, that includes field trips, classroom visits, and hands-on cooking classes.

Golden Chameleon Garden

We are the Golden Chameleon Garden, a name created and chosen by the students of Central Park Elementary School. We are new and growing community. Central Park Elementary welcomed students for the first time in August 2016. Central Park Elementary is a public K-5, neighborhood school in the Santa Clara Unified School District.

Roses in Concrete Community School

The Roses in Concrete Community School is currently a K-6 school in East Oakland with plans to expand to a K-8 school. The school is founded on the belief that schools should emphasize knowledge of self, character, and intellectual growth to prepare students to fundamentally impact the global society while learning to live, learn, work and thrive in their own communities.

Northern Light School

Northern Light School's mission is to provide a high quality education for children from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. The faculty and staff create an atmosphere where every child can grow academically, emotionally, physically, and spiritually, to become healthy, productive members of their families and communities.

Valor Academy Elementary School

I work for an amazing charter school called Valor Academy. We are a new school only being in our 2nd year of operation, and this is the very first year of our garden program. We have 5 raised key hole garden beds and a few other raised beds scattered throughout our campus. Our campus primarily services Latino students in a majority of economically under served areas. Our campus currently serves TK-2nd grade and will be adding a new grade every year as we grow. I currently teach gardening and cooking and would love to create a bridge between the two.

Nihi Hokchi--Planting Seeds

The Chahta Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that works closely alongside the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma (Nation, CNO), a federally recognized tribe with approximately 200,000 members, whose jurisdictional boundaries span 10 ½ counties (almost 11,000 square miles) in the southeastern quadrant of Oklahoma.

Alimentamente

Alimentamente is a social-environmental education program, founded by a team of biologists in 2014, with a mission to promote conscious and responsible food consumption.

Our work consists on discussing the myriad of dimensions connected to food, and cooking as a team in our kitchen classroom. Our recipes are vegan, using fresh, organic and agroecological ingredients from family based agriculture in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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