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 offer an opportunity to engage children in exploring the bounty of California-grown fruits and vegetables in after-school, out-of-school, and summer programs.

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Nourishing Students: Posters

Nourishing Students: Posters

Connecting children with nature and nutritious California-grown fruits and vegetables.

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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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Resources For Food Service Professionals

Preparing California-Grown School Meals: A Professional Development Guide

Preparing California-Grown School Meals: A Professional Development Guide

A guide to engaging foodservice staff and inspiring the confidence to incorporate fresh fruits and vegetables in school meal programs.

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Photographing School Food: A Practical Guide to Making California School Meals Look Great

Photographing School Food: A Practical Guide to Making California School Meals Look Great

Your food deserves great photography. Our practical guide helps you improve the visual appeal of all your school meals.

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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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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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