Resources

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

 

 

Resources For Educators

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Eating Learning Growing Resources

Designed to help educators extend, enhance, and enrich farm to school lessons to be more culturally relevant and engaging for the unique students in each learning environment.

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California's Climate-Smart Farms Activities

How does climate change affect the foods we eat? How does our food affect climate change? And how can we develop healthy responses to meet the climate challenges our young people will face?

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Farm to School

Our bilingual short film showcases the Pajaro Valley Unified School District and the power of youth leadership in the farm to school movement.

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Resources For Food Service Professionals

The Impact of School Meals for All

The voices of students and school nutrition professionals across California.

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Taste Testing California Fruits and Vegetables

Connect the classroom and the cafeteria with engaging taste tests for students, educators, and school nutrition professionals.

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Seven Proven Strategies to Increase Students’ Time to Eat

Providing sufficient time to eat school breakfast and lunch benefits both students and the school meal program.

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Our Books

Transforming School Food Politics Around the World cover

Transforming School Food Politics Around the World

A compilation of essays that explores how to successfully challenge and transform public school food programs to emphasize care, justice, and sustainability.

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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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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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