This video profiles the Edible Schoolyard, located on the campus of Martin Luther King Junior Middle School in Berkeley, California. This 1-acre urban garden and fully equipped kitchen are the home to a thoughtful, curriculum-based program designed to connect students with the earth, the environment, and an eclectic group of adults outside the traditional classroom. During kitchen classes students learn to prepare healthy foods using herbs and produce grown in the Edible Schoolyard. Educators involved in the Edible Schoolyard describe the program as a seed-to-table experience, referring to students' involvement in everything from preparing the soil and planting, tending, and harvesting crops to preparing meals using organically grown, in-season produce.
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