Archives: School Gardens

Designing for Food Security: Leveraging Design to Grow Communities and Feed Cities

07/05/18 | by admin | City, Farms, Gardens, Policy, School Gardens, SF Events

By Jessica Karr and Tiffani Patton   What does it mean to design for food security? We found out a few weeks ago at San Francisco Design Week. On a sunny, but windy, Thursday evening, a mix of Slow Foodies, designers, and social justice advocates gathered in the Parklab Community Garden to discuss how communities […]

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Get Involved by Volunteering!

01/17/17 | by admin | City, COBA, For the Classroom, School Gardens, SF Events, Slow Food SF Events

As Slow Food San Francisco looks forward, we have lots of ways for people to volunteer and get more involved in community and food. These are the first of many opportunities with Slow Food San Francisco! We are grateful for your support, and could not do this work without your support. We look forward to […]

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Connecting Tortillas to the Garden: Teaching Entrepreneurship to Elementary School Students in Honduras

07/26/12 | by Dava Guthmiller | School Gardens

A visit to Honduras reveals what’s possible at a school garden even with economic struggles and a challenged education system.

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I Just Want to Learn Everything!

06/04/12 | by Kathryn Gilmore | For the Classroom, School Gardens

Last week, a gaggle of young students gathered at Sanchez Elementary School for “Cooking and Gardening Camp: All Plant Parts.” Hosted by the school and 18 Reasons, this four-day summer camp focused on the science and art of growing and cooking edible plants. The kids, ranging in age from 9 – 12, came from public […]

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