Please enjoy A Living Library: Cultivating the Human & Ecological Garden, a Presentation by Bonnie Ora Sherk, Founder & Director ofLife Frames, Inc. & A Living Library.
We are very proud to announce the addition of a new Greenhouse Learning Zone in Lower Garden at OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park!
A.L.L. Green Futures Eco-Stewards revel in the new greenhouseContinue reading “New Greenhouse Grows At A Living Library !!” »
A Living Library itself is an art work—our founder, Bonnie Ora Sherk, has made her career by transforming public urban spaces into more human-friendly, ecological habitats. (See video of her talk at Mills College Art Museum in a previous blog post!)
Our A.L.L. Garden / Ecology / Multi-Arts / Literacy / Nutrition Teachers emphasize to students the importance of creating art and transforming our environment and ourselves through art. For instance, students learned about the usefulness of scientific illustration to communicate knowledge visually. A.L.L. Teacher, Cecilia Frisardi conducted a lesson at the OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park in flower anatomy which included dissection and illustration.Continue reading “Transformation: Learning through Art” »
The A.L.L. GREEN FUTURES STEWARDS are an extraordinary group of students! They have been spending close to 15 hours every week in the OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park Gardens and are beginning to master some important gardening skills including pruning, weeding, hose coiling, composting, and planting as well as numerous other useful green skills.
Teachers Cecilia and Alex asked students to write about their experience in the garden thus far. Here are some of their responses:Continue reading “Green Skills Training for A.L.L. GREEN FUTURES ECO-STEWARDS” »