About

Mission: To empower kids and families to cultivate healthy communities through food education.

Opened to the public in 2010, The Edible Schoolyard includes a half-acre urban, teaching garden and kitchen classroom.  We offer hands-on experiences that focus on fresh, seasonal food, wellness, and outdoor play.  Part of the Greensboro Children’s Museum, ESY Greensboro engages our community through field trips, summer camps, after school programming, community events, and cooking classes for kids ages 0-100.

ESY Greensboro uses a seed-to-table philosophy whereby kids and families learn about the systems through which is food grown, harvested, prepared, and shared as a meal.  By giving kids a greater knowledge of and connection to what they eat, we inspire them to make better choices for their health and the health of their communities.

The Edible Schoolyard at the Greensboro Children’s Museum is a founding program of the Edible Schoolyard Project, a nonprofit started by food activist and restaurateur Alice Waters.  There are seven founding programs working toward a shared mission of food education.

The Edible Schoolyard at the Greensboro Children’s Museum
220 North Church Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

Tel 336-574-2898
Fax 336-574-3810