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Chefs on Campus, In the Garden and the Classroom

Last Wednesday I got a little lonesome in the upstairs offices of the Orfalea Foundation, as my coworkers were nowhere to be found. Checking everyone’s calendars, I saw that Claud Mann was at Dos Pueblos Read more

Students represent stages in the food system during a Chef in the Garden lesson.

Kids Find a Chef in their Garden, Learn to Pickle Beets – And Love It!

by Dean Zatkowsky In April, Orfalea Foundation Chef Instructor Janet Stevenson and Explore Ecology Environmental Educator Maggie Iba offered a Chef In The Garden program at Aliso Elementary School in Carpinteria, California. Children learned about food systems Read more

Adventurous Eaters (and a Chef) in the Garden

In recognition of Wellness Week at Monroe Elementary School in Santa Barbara, Orfalea Foundation Chef-Instructor Claud Mann and kindergarten teacher Julia Bowen arranged a surprise for the student body. Chef Claud set up a demonstration Read more