A Universal IdeaBook - 2008
One of America's most influential chefs, Alice Waters created a revolution in 1971 when she introduced local, organic fare at her Berkeley, California, restaurant, Chez Panisse. Twenty-five years later, she and a small group of teachers and volunteers turned over long-abandoned soil at an urban middle school in Berkeley and planted the Edible Schoolyard. The schoolyard has since grown into a universal idea of Edible Education that integrates academics with growing, cooking, and sharing wholesome, delicious food. With inspiring images of the garden and kitchenand their young caretakersEdible Schoolyard is at once a visionary model for sustainable farming and childhood nutrition, and a call to action for schools across the country.
Baker & Taylor
Offers a look at an organic garden on school grounds, which are tended and harvested by students and the benefits that arise from it.
From Library Staff
PimaLib_SheilaB Jan 14, 2018
"Edible Schoolyard" provides a documented example of starting a school garden in Berkeley, CA with the idea of the author, an experienced educator and chef, who was interviewed by a journalist visiting her restaurant. His published article started a chain reaction and inspired a middle... Read More »
A lovely look back from Alice Waters, pioneer of the school garden movement. Inspirational.