Benefit Gala for the Berkeley Public Schools Gardening Program, 6/7/14

Benefit Gala for the Berkeley Public Schools Gardening Program, 6/7/14
Join us in supporting BUSD’s public school garden program! With strong community support, this program will be able to rise above severe funding cuts. An upcoming gala on Saturday, June 7th will help raise money for the program’s 2014-15 school year, and tickets are on sale now! Get yours online here, only a limited number… Read more »

Berkeley Dine Out Event to Support School Gardening Program, 5/13/14

Berkeley Dine Out Event to Support School Gardening Program, 5/13/14
Join us for a meal at a partnering restaurants on Tuesday, May 13th, and a portion of your bill will support the Berkeley Public School Gardening Program! It will be an evening of wining and dining in support of connecting student learning with real world experiences around food, while exploring topics of health, wellness, and… Read more »

Berkeley’s School Garden and Cooking Program Will Continue, and Is Hiring for a Program Supervisor

Berkeley's School Garden and Cooking Program Will Continue, and Is Hiring for a Program Supervisor
The well-loved Garden and Cooking Program at Berkeley’s public schools has received critical support from the School Board and community. The programs at 14 Berkeley public schools are facing an uncertain future, due to $1.9 million per year in federal funding being cut (head to KQED’s Bay Area Bites blog for detailed background reading). The… Read more »

Save Berkeley Public Schools’ Cooking and Gardening Programs, Thursday, 4/11/13

Save Berkeley Public Schools' Cooking and Gardening Programs, Thursday, 4/11/13
The Berkeley Food Policy Council and the Berkeley Unified School District will be hosting a public information event, “Save BUSD Gardens and Cooking Programs!” BUSD has one of the oldest and most successful food and nutrition programs in the nation. It teaches students where their food comes from and how to prepare healthy foods for… Read more »