Underground Teaching Resources for Stewarding the Soil

Soil. It’s everywhere, but few people take notice of this incredible resource right beneath our feet. When people do notice the soil, they often see it as something to avoid. “Don’t get dirty,” they warn young children. With these underground resources, you (and your children) can get all the dirt on soil. Children’s Picture Books…

What Does It Mean to “Grow Slow?”

A few years ago at the biennial Farm-to-Cafeteria in Austin, Alice Waters delivered the closing plenary.  If you don’t already know who Alice Waters is, you should find out. She is credited with establishing an edible schoolyard at a middle school in Berkeley, which over the past 20 years has grown into an entire network of…