Archives: School Gardens

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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Touring an Edible Schoolyard

12/04/09 | by slowfoodsf | School Gardens

Just wanted to…well, plant a seed, if you will. This morning I had an extremely enjoyable experience taking a free tour of the famed “Edible Schoolyard” at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School in North Berkeley. Our group of roughly twenty was led by Director Marsha Guerrero, who provided a wealth of information-mixed with equal [...]

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Planting Day at Sanchez School

09/15/09 | by slowfoodsf | School Gardens

This Saturday, Sanchez School is planting their new garden space. All are welcome to join in! We will be planting from 9am to noon. The school is located at Sanchez Street between 16th and 17th st. There is usually some parking on the street within two blocks. Wear a hat, bring some water and any [...]

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