On this week’s episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” hear about the teachers and educational organizations working to ensure that students stay fed and engaged.
From maintaining the community’s motivation to financing projects, Huerta Niño Foundation shares lessons from building school gardens across Argentina for more than 20 years.
The benefits of school gardens range from higher fruit and vegetable consumption to improved academic performance — and in the cafeterias, students can eat what they grow for lunch.
Alice Waters is advocating for a ‘‘free, sustainable school lunch for all students.’ Despite advances in school food, there remains a stigma around school lunch. Waters believes this can change through better food education and stronger procurement policies.
The Kitchen Community’s school learning gardens are rooted in hands-on teaching, sustainable school food, and applicable life skills. These oases are outdoor classrooms for communities with limited resources and a lack of green spaces.