By Alice Waters

Photographs by David Liittschwager

80 color photographs

Published in December, 2008

Edible Schoolyard — One of America’s most influential chefs, Alice
Waters created a revolution in 1971 when she introduced local, organic
fare at her Berkeley, California, restaurant, Chez Panisse. Twenty-five
years later, she and a small group of teachers and volunteers turned
over long-abandoned soil at an urban middle school in Berkeley and
planted the Edible Schoolyard.

The schoolyard has since grown into a
universal idea of Edible Education that integrates academics with
growing, cooking, and sharing wholesome, delicious food. With inspiring
images of the garden and kitchen—and their young caretakers—Edible
Schoolyard is at once a visionary model for sustainable farming and
childhood nutrition, and a call to action for schools across the

See book here.

Visit the Edible Schoolyard Project here.