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The Meaning of Food
Edible Schoolyard Edible Schoolyard
vegetable illustration

Story: Marina Gordon
Illustrations: Eben Dickinson
Photos: Edible Schoolyard

Alice Waters doesn’t think small. Her Berkeley restaurant, Chez Panisse, ignited a culinary renaissance that has swept through the country for the past 30 years. She and her disciples have taken the lessons of seasonality, sustainability, and organic agriculture—to say nothing of delicious food—into the local supermarket, started farmers markets, and forever changed the way we think about our food.