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L.I.F.E in the Classroom

Students start seeds for the garden using indoor light towers, thus witnessing the beginning of the cycle of life. Using food as a unifying principle, lessons in geography, history, literature and social studies are made memorable with produce students have grown and harvested then prepared using the mobile cooking unit.

"I never had sorrel before. It tastes a little like lemon." – Uhane, 3rd grader

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Programs for Change

Cultivating Change

The L.I.F.E. Garden Program teaches K-12 students how to grow and eat organic, healthy food...

Nourishing Change

Evening Meals at School serve up organic, affordable communal dinners for the whole community...

Demonstrating Change

S&S Homestead Farm demonstrates principles of sustainability and takes a leadership role in educating youth...

Inspiring Change

The Vita Parcours Lopez Island Fitness and Ecology Trail offers a scenic fitness experience for all abilities and ages...

Promoting Change

Local initiatives support cultural diversity, a connected community, and healthy, well-informed individuals...

Healthy Change

Collaborating with a local effort to bring clean water to a village in Ethiopia with the Water for Anasi project...