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Benjamin Eichorn
October 9th, 2017
As summer comes to an end, it’s tempting to feel as though the growing season is almost over. However, as we observe the gardens, yards, freeway medians, native habitats and other open spaces that surround us, we notice that plants are covered with seeds! Many of these seeds will sprout with the first rains of fall and winter if the soil temperature is warm enough. Thus, seeds indicate both the...
Tanya Stiller
May 4th, 2017
On the morning I learned that my father had passed away, I came into work at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley and started cultivating. I spent the entire day gardening, hardly talking to anyone.  This was my therapy. I noticed a mass of...
Esther Cook
March 15th, 2017
This year, an Academic Language Development (ALD) class at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School had the opportunity to study World War I  from a food-centric perspective. Utilizing a comprehensive online exhibit—curated by the National World...

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Permaculture Foundations Course

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Recommended Reading

Published: October 3, 2017
Hear and Now
A writer and teacher revisits James Baldwin's 1963 essay. (Photo: Allen Warren via Wikimedia Commons) 
Published: October 2, 2017
Chicago considers a citywide procurement policy. (Photo:   
Published: September 25, 2017
Wholesome Wave
Honoring a pioneering advocate for affordable and accessible food. (Photo: Dan Rosenbaum via Wholesome Wave) 
Published: September 22, 2017
Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities
Alice Waters visits an innovative school meal programs in Northern Michigan. (Photo: Nickel Design, Inc. via Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities)