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THE WHOLE WORLD IN A SMALL SEED
In Rivka Mason’s school-under-the-sky at Malcolm X elementary,
children experience cross-disciplinary learning in their school’s garden.
What happens when a group of Berkeley 6th grade science students
burn a Hot Cheeto™ and test the results.
THE PARENT FACTOR
Against all odds, a group of visionary parents came together in the 1990s to organize
and change the way Berkeley children would eat in school.
THE LABOR OF LUNCH
Making from-scratch meals for 5,000 kids is hard work for everyone and it happens
every day at the Berkeley Unified School District Central Kitchen.
BUT IS IT REPLICABLE?
Visitors from West Sacramento tour the Central Kitchen and Dining Commons
wondering what can make a program like Berkeley’s work for them.
IF THEY COOK IT, THEY WILL EAT IT
Elementary school cooking teachers Kathy Russell and Brenna Ritch awaken children
to the world through the food they cook and eat with one another.
NEW: FEEDING THE BODY POLITIC
Through struggles and controversy, Berkeley citizens put the democratic process to work,
one neighbor, one politician, one piece of legislation at a time.