Resources

A collection of books, lessons, guides, recipes, videos, and other tools to support ecological education

 

 

Resources For Educators

Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interactive Guide

Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interactive Guide

An interactive guide for educators, students, and advocates that explores how food systems and our changing climate interact, and how personal choices can make a difference.

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Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems Perspective

Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems Perspective

Exploring the links between food systems and our changing climate from a systems thinking perspective.

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Starting with Soil

Starting with Soil

An iPad app from the Center for Ecoliteracy and Whole Kids Foundation offers a playful, visually rich way to help kids understand that soil is a living system full of fascinating relationships.

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Resources For Food Service Professionals

Jennifer Orosco

5 Food Service Staff Innovators Serving Freshly-Prepared Meals with Care

Celebrating five food service professionals and how they strive to do more for their students.

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5 Ways to Increase Participation with Customizable Menu Options

Providing customizable menu options to increase lunch participation.

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21 School Meals Featuring California Foods

21 School Meals Featuring California Foods

Scaled and tested recipes for reimbursable school meals featuring fresh ingredients. 

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Our Books

Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability

Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability

Showcases inspiring sustainability-education stories of schools across the country. David W. Orr says it's "must reading."

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Ecoliterate

Ecoliterate

Ecoliterate brings you stories of educators, activists, and students who nourish emotional, social, and ecological intelligence in order to engage ecoliteracy.

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Big Ideas: Linking Food, Culture, Health, and the Environment

Big Ideas: Linking Food, Culture, Health, and the Environment

A framework for integrated learning based on food and food production. 

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