Kitchen Classrooms

Lord Roberts Elementary School

The Edible Education program provides hands-on learning opportunities to over 500 students each week to explore gardening, cooking, healthy eating and sustainable food systems. The LunchLAB program is being launched to engage Grade 5-7 student leaders in the preparation of lunches to build food literacy and provide access to delicious, healthy and sustainable food.

Green City Market

The mission of Green City Market is to pave a new path for the local food economy in the Midwest by fostering opportunity for small family farmers, educating consumers and the next generation of eaters, and increasing access to local, healthy, sustainable food for all Chicagoans. Green City Market achieves this mission in three different focus areas. To create opportunity for small farmers, we offer year-round farmers markets featuring local family farms, as well as scholarships and resources for small farmers through our Farm Forward Fund.

arc Culinary Academy

Arc is an after school program focused on bridging the opportunity gap for students through experiental learning amd enrichment. Our culinary program was created in 2015 at Ulysses S. Grant High School in Los Angeles. The focus is to offer students the chance to develop their interest in the food world whether for professional or recreational purposes. Students learn traditional techniques and cooking methods along with the standard professional safety and health practices required of any working kitchen.

Acta Non Verba

Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) elevates life in the inner-city by challenging oppressive dynamics and environments through urban farming. Founded and led mainly by women of color from the surrounding neighborhood and larger community, ANV creates a safe and creative outdoor space for children, youth, and families in East Oakland, CA.

Poe Center for Health Education - GrowWELL Garden

The Poe Center for Health Education is a private not-for-profit organization that educates North Carolina’s children, youth, and their families about health topics and the importance of leading healthy lifestyles. Our mission is to educate and empower North Carolina’s children, youth, and their families to make choices that increase positive health behaviors.

SunRidge Charter School Farm Program

The mission of the garden program at SunRidge Charter is to foster a living connection and relationship with the land upon which the school resides. Our lease on our land may be temporary but the work we do to restore the land will benefit many generations to come. 

As the Greek proverb states, a society grows great when we plant trees in whose shade we may never sit.


RECREA, Escuela para la Vida, is an educational initiative of the Government of the State of Jalisco that aims to promote health and the integral development of children through socio-emotional skills and healthy lifestyles.

The life skills needed to live are developed throughout life, and this development can be intentional and directed by educational institutions from early stages.

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Metropolitan State University

As a former volunteer and intern at ESY, I'm really excited at the prospect of attending the Edible Schoolyard summer training. Since leaving ESY in 2012, I have been working as a chef instructor in Denver, CO. I currently teach culinary education classes for students enrolled in nutritional science and hospitality progams at Metropolitan State University. We offer some unique programs, including a certicate in urban agriculture. 


Are mission is to help ever child learn where they are at. be nice to everyone and every thing. The curriculum is use ith the play base learnig. 

Childswork Learning Center

We respect children's natural capabilities and share our passion, empathy, and enthusiasm in a reflective and collaborative way. We provide a supportive, nuturing, and encouraging environment for children and families to develop relationships, to discover ideas, to construct knowledge through play, and to cultivate a joy for learning. Play is a child's work and their response to life.


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