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Berkeley Bites: Alice Waters

Do Berkeleyside readers even need an introduction to the mother of the American fresh, local, sustainable, organic food movement? Alice Waters is a living legend. For four decades, the California cuisine innovator, Chez Panisse chef, Edible Schoolyard founder, school food reformer, and Slow Food advocate, has influenced how people in this country buy, cook, eat, […]

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Research verifies importance of school food program

Berkeley Unified School District’s School Lunch Initiative (SLI) has been hailed nationwide as a model for teaching children about food and the importance of good nutrition. But for every glowing report from the Edible Schoolyard, there have been critics carping about Berkeley hippies detracting from “real” education. Now, however, research by the University of California […]

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Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale busts fundraising target

The Edible Schoolyard at King Middle School held its annual Plant Sale over the weekend. The event was very well attended and Alice Waters was on hand on Saturday morning signing copies of her new book, “In the Green Kitchen”, proceeds of which benefit the Schoolyard. David Prior, a spokesperson for the Chez Panisse Foundation, said they […]