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Abernethy’s ground-breaking Farm-to-School program

n a quiet, residential, inner southeast Portland, Oregon street, a little elementary school is breaking new ground for the farm-to-school and school garden movement. At Abernethy Elementary, students enjoy freshly cooked breakfasts and lunches prepared on site by a trained chef. The meals are often prepared with local and seasonl ingredients, some of which are […]

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Environmental Literacy in Action: Abernethy Elementary’s Farm-to-School and School Garden Program

On a quiet, residential, inner southeast Portland, Oregon street, a little elementary school is breaking new ground for the farm-to-school and school garden movement. At Abernethy Elementary, students enjoy freshly cooked breakfasts and lunches prepared on site by a trained chef. The meals are often prepared with local and seasonal ingredients, some of which are […]

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CREST Farm to School

by Bob Carlson CREST is an environmental education center operated by the West Linn-Wilsonville School District which is located just south of Portland, Oregon. One of the key CREST programs is the CREST Farm . The farm is located on surplus district property. Currently, a half-acre of land is producing vegetables for school cafeterias and […]

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The Blessed Moment: Promise for Preparing Integrative Learners and Leaders

The symbolic act of learning and living sustainability in the future should intermingle the fabric of natural systems and human made social systems by Pramod Parajuli, Ph.D. Doctoral Program in Sustainability Education Prescott College Introduction The hundreds of thousands of initiatives of this blessed moment are not about the bread and butter, or just about […]

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