Edible schoolyards : a universal idea /
Alice Waters ; with Daniel Duane ; photographs by David Liittschwager.
imprint
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2008.
description
79 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
0811862801, 9780811862806
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imprint
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2008.
isbn
0811862801
9780811862806
catalogue key
7899922
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Waters and a small group of teachers and volunteers planted the Edible Schoolyard in the abandoned soil of an urban middle school in Berkeley. With inspiring images, this work presents a visionary model for sustainable farming and childhood nutrition. 50 color images.
Main Description
One of America's most influential chefs, Alice Waters created a revolution in 1971 when she introduced local, organic fare at her Berkeley, California, restaurant, Chez Panisse. Twenty-five years later, she and a small group of teachers and volunteers turned over long-abandoned soil at an urban middle school in Berkeley and planted the Edible Schoolyard. The schoolyard has since grown into a universal idea of Edible Education that integrates academics with growing, cooking, and sharing wholesome, delicious food. With inspiring images of the garden and kitchen and their young caretakers Edible Schoolyard is at once a visionary model for sustainable farming and childhood nutrition, and a call to action for schools across the country.
Main Description
One of America's most influential chefs, Alice Waters created a revolution in 1971 when she introduced local, organic fare at her Berkeley, California, restaurant, Chez Panisse. Twenty-five years later, she and a small group of teachers and volunteers turned over long-abandoned soil at an urban middle school in Berkeley and planted the Edible Schoolyard. The schoolyard has since grown into a universal idea of Edible Education that integrates academics with growing, cooking, and sharing wholesome, delicious food. With inspiring images of the garden and kitchenand their young caretakers Edible Schoolyard is at once a visionary model for sustainable farming and childhood nutrition, and a call to action for schools across the country.
Main Description
Alice Waters, executive chef and owner of Chez Panisse restaurant is a strong advocate for farmer's markets and for sound and sustainable agriculture. In 1996, in celebration of the restaurant's twenty-fifth anniversary, she created the Chez Panisse Foundation to help underwrite cultural and educational programs such as the one at the Edible Schoolyard that demonstrate the transformative power of growing, cooking, and sharing food. This book explores the creation of the Edible Schoolyard and examines its impact.
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In 1996, Alice Waters created the Chez Panisse Foundation to help underwrite cultural and educational programs such as the one at the Edible Schoolyard that demonstrate the transformative power of growing, cooking and sharing food. This text explores the creation of the project and examines its impact.

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