Resources

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

 

 

Resources For Educators

Nourish Companion Guides

Nourish Companion Guides

The Nourish video and companion guides help us to pay attention to the stories behind every bite of food we take.

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Creating Gardens of Goodness

Creating Gardens of Goodness

A downloadable booklet with advice for designing, creating, and maintaining five types of educational gardens. 

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Students Identify Interactions in the Garden

Students Identify Interactions in the Garden

A video showing how third-graders explore interactions among diverse plants and animals in their school garden. 

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Resources For Food Service Professionals

The Eco Ambassador Native  Garden at a Monterey Peninsula school.

Practicing Sustainability — While Saving Millions of Dollars

Monterey Peninsula Unified School District uses California's Proposition 39 funding both to teach and to model sustainable practices in Nutrition Services and throughout the campus.

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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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Farm Lab and Center for Ecoliteracy staff meet in the certified organic 10-acre garden in Encinitas.

Farm Lab: Learning and School Lunch

Encinitas Unified School District's Farm Lab is both a certified organic farm and a living classroom.

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Our Books

Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World

Ecological Literacy: Educating Our Children for a Sustainable World

Michael Pollan says our book "makes a critical contribution to rethinking how we teach our children about their place in nature. The best book of its kind."

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