Climate Change: A team from WORKac led design of the transformation of the 550-student elementary school’s pat...

Climate Change: A team from WORKac led design of the transformation of the 550-student elementary school’s pat...

As a means of combating food deserts, childhood obesity, and shortages of green space, schools have begun to incorporate edible gardening and kitchen classrooms into their academic programs. Yet as recently as 1995, edible education was just an inkling of Chez Panisse chef Alice Waters on her daily walk past Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School in Berkeley, California. Three years later a desolate acre on the school property had been fully remade into the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley, and this prototype for an urban agriculture and culinary arts curriculum has informed numerous life-changing projects elsewhere. Slide Show Photo © Iwan Baan ----- Advertising ----- Among them is the Chez Panisse Foundation’s Northeast founding affiliate Edible Schoolyard NYC (ESYNYC), which in 2010 launched its first demonstration project at P.S. 216 Arturo Toscanini in Gravesend. The Brookly...

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