A Great Day with the Future Farmers at PASA Conference 2013

December 15th, 2013

Each year, the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) hosts a  conference in State College, PA where farmers and gardeners from across the state (and beyond) come to share and learn best-practices together. This year, the Edible Schoolyard Pittsburgh team got in on the fun by teaching the Future Farmers kid's workshop at the conference!  Kindergarden through fifth-grade food and… Read More »

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April ESY Pittsburgh Newsletter

December 9th, 2013

Snow and Sugar Snap Peas Read this month's edition of the Edible Schoolyard Pittsburgh Newsletter!  It's full of early spring updates -and photos- from our 6 flagship partner schools, a seasonal children's book suggestion, a delicious kale salad dressing recipe and more.  Get the inside scoop on school gardens in Pittsburgh by clicking on this link! adobe creative suite upgrade… Read More »

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The Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh Celebrates Earth Day

December 9th, 2013

Farmer Molly and Urban League faculty and staff organized a day long Earth Day celebration for students on May 1st.  All six grade levels (K-5th grade) rotated through different activities centered around gardening and the Urban League Edible Schoolyard.   ESY Pittsburgh staff lead a compost relay in which students learned about all of the components of good compost, and then… Read More »

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Pittsburgh Faison Positive Celebration Dinner

December 9th, 2013

The Edible Schoolyard Education team, Pittsburgh Faison teachers and staff, and families, celebrated the exemplary behavior of students at the Positive Celebration Dinner on April 25. essays buy The event started off with a delicious dinner prepared by Red Oak Cafe chef Dave Gancy.  Featured at the dinner were kale chips – something none of the students had ever tried… Read More »

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June Edible Schoolyard Newsletter

December 9th, 2013

As the school year wraps up, both the students and our Garden Educators take a break for the summer.  The gardens, however, are at its growing peak.  How do we keep our program going without students, you ask?  Families and community members, that's how!  Follow this link to read our June ESY Pittsburgh Newsletter and find out what spring looks like… Read More »

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February ESY Pittsburgh Newsletter

December 6th, 2013

Curious what Edible Schoolyard Pittsburgh cooks up during the winter months when our school gardens are “asleep”?  The February edition of our newsletter gives the reader a look into our cooking classrooms around the city, shares our recipes and gives a few tips for starting your own seeds this fall.   Read our February Edible Schoolyard Pittsburgh Newsletter here!

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