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L.I.F.E in the Kitchen

High school students take Culinary Arts in the cafeteria kitchen where being part of a team, sharpening their communication skills and learning good culinary habits build confidence and expertise. While everyone learns basic cooking, some take their skills on to restaurant work or culinary school.

"I ate kale for the first time!" – Kevin, 5th 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...