Garden Resources from Around the Country

December 9th, 2016

Here are some other organizations across the country that we rely on for support, inspiration and supplies! Garden Education Programs The Edible Schoolyard Project The original Edible Schoolyard in Berkeley has created an incredible resource with ideas for your school gardens submitted by ESY Berkeley and school garden programs around the world. City Sprouts Another non-profit that focuses on bringing… Read More »

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Teas Please!

November 30th, 2016

Written by Miss Ella Campagne, Learning Garden Educator As I’m sitting down with a steaming cup of peppermint tea, memories from the recently finished garden season wash over me. I remember planting seedlings, watering and watching them grow, and finally picking and eating the delicious food that we grew together.  While much of the fresh produce from the garden is… Read More »

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Winter Strategies for the School or Home Garden

September 6th, 2016

By Paul Pagoda, “Farmer” Paul, School Garden Educator at Colfax K- 8 and the Montessori School A pretty big obstacle we face in designing school gardens is that the students are away on summer break during what some might call our peak growing season of June-August. This challenge led us to choose certain crops and gardening methods to extend our school… Read More »

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School Year End Events!

June 16th, 2016

When the school year comes to a close we traditionally enjoy a celebration! After a full school year of harvesting, planting, pruning, cooking, and plenty more it is exciting to see how much we and the gardens have developed. This year we had a number of celebrations at various school gardens thanks to our garden educators stationed at each school… Read More »

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May 2014 ESY Newsletter

December 7th, 2014

Planting. Learning. Growing! This is what we’ve been waiting for!  Spring has arrived and with it comes the chance to plant, learn and grow with our amazing Edible Schoolyard student-farmers and collaborating teachers.  We have been busy with Earth Day events, garden celebrations and the buzz of spring work in the school garden – and we couldn’t be any happier!    Click… Read More »

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Weeding Blitz Volunteers Needed!

December 19th, 2013

Help a school garden near you!  The students may take a summer break, but the garden does not.  Join our Edible Schoolyard Program Manager and your fellow volunteers for a few hours of weeding and chatting together – for the good of the school garden! August 1st 6:30-8:30pm @ Pittsburgh Dilworth Elementary. Click here to sign up! August 6th 2-4pm @ Pittsburgh Faison… 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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Pittsburgh Dilworth Celebrates Spring with Spring Garden Night

December 5th, 2013

As spring fades into summer and the school year comes to a close, there is much to celebrate at Pittsburgh Dilworth.  After a year of working with Farmer Molly, Dilworth students have grown into student gardeners, and they have the garden and a wealth of knowledge to show for it. To celebrate the hard work of the students and their… Read More »

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