Edible Schoolyard

Edible Schoolyard

by Alice Waters
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Edible Schoolyard by Alice Waters

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 caretakersEdible Schoolyard is at once a visionary model for sustainable farming and childhood nutrition, and a call to action for schools across the country.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811862806
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 12/17/2008
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 209,921
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Alice Waters is president of the Chez Panisse Foundation, vice president of Slow Food International and the recipient of numerous awards. She is the author of many books including the Chez Panisse Cookbooks.

David Liittschwager is an award-winning photographer who has contributed to National Geographic.

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