Part III of a three-part sustainability series by guest blogger Larry Eighmy, Managing Principal of The Stone House Group When you think back on your education, what experiences had the most impact on you? Many would cite team projects, fieldwork, and hands-on learning experiences as their strongest memories. Personally, my 8th-grade camping trip helped me […]
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by guest blogger Jacob Lief, cofounder and CEO of Ubuntu Education Fund and author of I Am Because You Are: How the Spirit of Ubuntu Inspired an Unlikely Friendship and Transformed a Community (cowritten with Andrea Thompson; Rodale Books), from which the essay below is adapted In late 2001, my organization, Ubuntu Education Fund—a nonprofit […]
by Chelsey Simpson, communications manager for the National Farm to School Network Tomorrow marks the beginning of National Farm to School Month. For the next 31 days, schools across the country will celebrate the local products in their lunch offerings, the gardens in their schoolyards, and the food and agriculture education offered in their classrooms. […]
by Anupama Joshi, executive director and cofounder of the National Farm to School Network While politicians in Washington debate implementation of school nutrition standards, the next generation’s leaders are sitting in a school cafeteria deciding whether or not broccoli salad is “gross.” In both cases, the stakes are high. A 2012 study by the Trust […]
by guest blogger Maya Rodale. At the age of—well, never mind that—I have gone back to school. This time, instead of yet another English degree, I’m learning another language entirely. I’m learning how to write code. Yes, computer code.
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now