The Gardenator Challenge

Arnie Lerner, Carmen Silva, Scott Mayeda, Kevin King, Kelly Parker, Stephen Moses | 2019 | 12 min.

2020 Official Selection

This film depicts the prowess of sixth-grade students who have been gardening, cooking, and composting at their public school since Kindergarten. Using a competition format, they are challenged to source ingredients from their school garden, interpret provided recipes, and cook a meal to be judged by a renowned farm-to-table chef. Included are capsule lessons from this inspiring program, called The Sage Garden Project.

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