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Cultivating and Reflecting on Intergenerational Environmental Education on the Farm

  title={Cultivating and Reflecting on Intergenerational Environmental Education on the Farm},
  author={Jolie A. Mayer-Smith and Oksana Bartosh and Linda B. Peterat},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Environmental Education},
Based on the idea that eating is an environmental act, we designed an environmental education project where elementary school children and community elders work as partners to raise food crops on an urban organic farm. Our goal was to illustrate how eco-philosophies could be translated into educational programs that foster environmental consciousness and care, and to further the critical and systematic examination of environmental education initiatives. In this article we draw on six years of… 

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