We train educators, gardeners, chefs, and advocates from all over the world to seed and grow edible education in their schools, cafeterias, and communities. Join us to learn and share core principles and practical tools for engaging students in academics, sensory learning, and culturally responsive lessons in the kitchen, garden, and cafeteria.
Summer Training at Home
Summer Training 2020 took a new shape in response to social distancing protocols. We brought the event online and connected with over 400 educators in live digital events! Check out the video archive for recordings of the sessions on our online trainings page. We hope that Summer Training will return to the Edible Schoolyard garden and kitchen classrooms in 2021.
Edible Schoolyard Summer Training 2019
Summer Training 2019 gathered 80 educators from 14 states and 4 countries at the Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley. For four days in late June the group shared best practices and lesson plans, learned from one another in garden and kitchen based skill shares, visited local partner organizations addressing food insecurity, used design thinking to reenvision the cafeteria experience, and discussed key issues in edible education including culturally relevant curriculum and avoiding food shaming.
Read what training attendees had to say about their experiences:
"I will always remember the mutual respect that you all have for creating an environment of wonder, learning, respect and positivity! Kudos!"