Everything we eat has a story to tell. The Abundant California suite teaches students in grades 3–5 about California crops and introduces them to the food system that sustains us all.
Exploring the links between food systems and our changing climate from a systems thinking perspective.
Lesson for grades 3–5: Students sample different fruit or vegetable varieties, learn about seasons, microclimates, and growing requirements.
Providing customizable menu options to increase lunch participation.
Scaled and tested recipes for reimbursable school meals featuring fresh ingredients.
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.
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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