This lesson introduces the plant parts, highlighting the parts that are edible and those that
are not. It also informs students about how to safely and respectfully pick and taste plants
growing in our gardens.
This lesson gets students to practice sorting, organizing, and making lists while in the
natural environment. It introduces the idea that we eat seeds, and we also use them to
make other plants, thus more seeds.
In this lesson, students will learn one of many ways to preserve the fall harvest. They will learn appropriate ways to harvest herbs from the garden, how to safely handle garden tools, and two simple methods to preserve herbs for use throughout the winter and spring.
This resource provides an overview of practices that teachers at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley use to make lessons inclusive and engaging. These methods help students of diverse learning styles access curriculum and achieve learning goals.