Kitchen Classrooms

Untitled No. 1

Untitled No. 1 will serve 12-20 prekindergarten children at our early education center (converting from a single family residence) beginning Fall 2018.  We will meet LEED and WELL certification standards for environmental health including community and individual wellbeing.  Integral to our program is the involvement of our children in the food planning, shopping and raising, preparation, serving, eating, and disposal/cleanup.  In addition to our own edible garden we are next to a park with a learning garden, and 1-2 Expo Line stops from our local farmers market and coop grocery store.

The Soulard School

The Culinary Arts program began as a farm-to-table lunch program that provides students with a framework for learning about the connections between the food we eat, our bodies and our environment.

Seth Boyden Demonstration School - Strawberry Fields Garden

Seth Boyden Demonstration School created a culture around outdoor education that included its school garden, first installed in 2001. The master plan that was made in 1999 continues to be worked on today as there is an outdoor kitchen complete with a working sink, a small garden classroom, a larger outdoor classroom, performance nooks, habitat gardens and an arboretum. Teachers bring their students outdoors to do hands-on science, messy art projects, math, literature and more. Often classes just come out to work, relax and stretch their bodies.

Fare Table

Fare Table is a non-profit organization based in Minneapolis, Minnesota committed to helping provide an equitable and sustainable food system.

Gourmet garden and culinary program at Madison High School

Gourmet  Garden Mission: Linking nutrition education, activity, and food through a school garden.
The mission of the garden is to create and sustain an organic garden and landscape that is wholly integrated into the foods and nutrition classes and in the future the school’s curriculum, culture, and food program.

Farm To Child: Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona has three programs that help with school garden programs were we: install school and organization community gardens, host a train the trainer program to create leaders and change makers in low-income schools and communities to address hunger, health and community development. We envision communities and schools in Southern Arizona as places full of life, where gardens grow an abundance of food and leadership. Where students learn by getting their hands dirty to create clean healthy communities.

Catherine Cook School

Catherine Cook provides nutrition education in the classroom to student in our lower school - grades 1-4.  Topics in class range from MyPlate to allergy awareness to learning how to describe how foods taste to cooking and baking in the classroom or in the kitchen.  The program is in it's first scholastic year and we look forward to expanding our curriculum with each passing year to provide a cohesive program that grows with the student as they move through lower school and on into middle school.

Pikyav Field Institute, Karuk Tribe

The Karuk Tribe’s newly launched Píkyav Field Institute provides Environmental Workforce Development, K-12 and Higher Education, Food Security and Digital Library Services in the Mid Klamath Region.  Established under the Eco-Cultural Revitalization Branch of the Karuk Tribe’s Department of Natural Resources, the institute is named after the Karuk word píkyav, which means “fix it,” referring to the Tribe’s continuing efforts to restore the earth and its creatures to harmonious balance.

Pacific High School

Pacific High School (PHS) is an alternative 9-12 school where we use an experiential, competency-based approach to learning. We are located in Sitka, Alaska, an island fishing town off the road system, reachable by boat or plane with a population of approx 8,000 people. We are nestled in the Tongass Rainforest on Tlingit Land, surrounded by natural beauty and abundant wild food sources. We utilize a place-based curriculum, drawing on the rich cultural history of Sitka, Alaska and integrating traditional Tlingit practices into student life (i.e.

The Yisrael Family Urban Farm

The Yisrael Family Urban Farm serves the “at-promise” area of South Oak Park which is home to 90,000 people, designated as a primary funding area according to the California Endowment, Building Healthy Communities Initiative, a low-moderate income area according to HUD, and Promise Zone Designation according to HUD. In this area, 17% are food insecure, 46% have been utilizing food assistance programs for over 1 year, there is a 34% Poverty Rate and an 18% Unemployment Rate (California unemploment rate 6.3%).


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