November ESY Pittsburgh Newsletter

December 6th, 2013

   “A corn-a-what?” asked a student recently.   Historically, the image of a cornucopia or “horn of plenty” has been a woven, horn-shaped basket full to the brim with vegetables, nuts, fruits and other wild edibles.  In mythology and in many historic artistic depictions, the cornucopia is a symbol of abundance which surfaces around Thanksgiving.  This time of year provides us… Read More »

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Pittsburgh Dilworth Celebrates Spring with Spring Garden Night

December 5th, 2013

As spring fades into summer and the school year comes to a close, there is much to celebrate at Pittsburgh Dilworth.  After a year of working with Farmer Molly, Dilworth students have grown into student gardeners, and they have the garden and a wealth of knowledge to show for it. To celebrate the hard work of the students and their… Read More »

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December ESY Newsletter

December 4th, 2013

Cooking in the Classroom    personal essay writers At ESY Pittsburgh, we believe in the power of food to bring students from diverse backgrounds and experiences together through collaborative food exploration, preparation and tasting.    When a group of people – in this case, a classroom – learns and cooks together, a transformation takes place.  Working toward a common goal of food… Read More »

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Edible Schoolyard Pittsburgh presents at Farm to Table Conference

December 3rd, 2013

On March 22,  the Edible Schoolyard Pittsburgh team shared their expertise in creating a school garden at the 7th annual Farm to Table Pittsburgh Conference. Jake Seltman (Director of Educational Programming) and Maria Bowman (Edible Schoolyard Program Manager) presented “School Gardening 101: the foundation for starting a successful school gardening program” to a diverse audience made up of educators, parents, students, and gardening… Read More »

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May Edible Schoolyard Pittsburgh Newsletter

December 2nd, 2013

Spring is here – and so is the latest edition of our ESY Pittsburgh Newsletter!  Click on this link to read the full newsletter and see photos of kids in their gardens tilling, tending, thinning, touring and tasting! buy an essay Welcome, Spring! Wish the ESY Pittsburgh Newsletter came directly to your inbox each month?  Sign up here! zp8497586rq

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October ESY Pittsburgh Newsletter

December 2nd, 2013

With one full month of Edible Schoolyard garden lessons in, we have lots to share:  visits from local chefs, fresh garden snacks, Back to School Night farm stands — check it all out in our October Newsletter! adobe photoshop software View the October ESY Pittsburgh Newsletter by clicking on this link! zp8497586rq

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Thanks to the chefs who helped with "Chef in the Garden"

December 28th, 2012

We would like to thank our chefs who donated their time and expertise to make our “chef in the garden” season a huge success. You can look forward to updates about our spring community events which will include harvest dinners and much more!

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