Resources

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

 

 

Resources For Educators

Nourishing Students: Enrichment Activities for Grades K-5

Nourishing Students: Enrichment Activities for Grades K-5

Enrichment activities engage students in exploring the bounty of California-grown fruits and vegetables in after-school, out-of-school, and summer programs.

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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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Fruits and Vegetables: Coloring Pages

Fun and educational coloring pages with fruits and vegetables.

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Resources For Food Service Professionals

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School Meals for All

California is the first state in the nation to adopt school meals for all!

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COVID-19 Return to School Planning Resources

COVID-19 planning templates, reopening protocols, and additional resources that support school nutrtition programs in return to school planning efforts.

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Rethinking school lunch guide

Rethinking School Lunch Guide

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

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Our Books

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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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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