The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision
Fritjof Capra
Pier Luigi Luisi

An excerpt from Capra's and Luisi's book, which integrates the ideas, models, and theories underlying the systems view of life into a single coherent framework.


Tools for demonstrating the academic, health, environmental, and financial benefits of high-quality, appealing school meals.

frances lappe - thinking like an ecosystem
Frances Moore Lappé

Frances Moore Lappé on how cutting one tree is never about just cutting one tree. Every act has multiple effects.

california thursdays

A collaboration between CEL, participating school districts, and allied groups to serve healthy, freshly prepared school meals featuring California fruits and vegetables.


A video in which third-grade students at West Oakland's Hoover Elementary explore interactions among diverse species of plants and animals in their garden.


A planning framework in downloadable PDF form for improving school food, supporting sustainable food systems, and teaching and integrating curriculum around food issues.

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