GrowingGreat’s mission is to empower every child to grow up healthy through science-based garden and nutrition education.
Over 250,000 Served!
Thanks to your generosity and support GrowingGreat has been able to impact and serve over 250,000 children and families.
Thank you to all our dear friends who celebrated with us and supported GrowingGreat at our Farm to Table Benefit!
Chef Stavaridis talked to Los Angeles Magazine about inspiring the next generation of chefs through the Manhattan House and GrowingGreat‘s partnership: “When I was a kid, I never really looked up at anybody and saw that I had a chance to be a chef,” she says. “And some of these [GrowingGreat] kids really love to cook. I…
This is a guest post by our friends at Planet Bee Foundation. Fruits and many types of vegetables start as flowers. To make the transformation from bloom to table, these flowers have to be pollinated. In the United States, bees pollinate 1/3 of every bite we take, but this year,…
GrowingGreat congratulates our friend, Chef Diana Stavaridis, who was mentioned in CBS’s article Best Up & Coming Female Chefs In Los Angeles. The article explains that “Diana was tapped to helm Manhattan Beach’s Manhattan House, using her accumulated knowledge of everything from fine dining to local farming. Diana is also deeply involved with the…
GrowingGreat was featured in the May Science Beyond the Boundaries Preschool Experiment of the Month. In this experiment, children plant radish seeds in a cup decorated with a nose, mouth, and eyes to create “Radish Kid” heads. Over a few weeks, watch the Radish Kid’s “hair” grow!
GrowingGreat will be hosting a Nutrition & Self–care Parent Support Circle run by Para Los Niños as part of First 5 LA, and you are invited to be part of it! Meet other parents and learn together about creating healthier habits for your young children and your family. JOIN US! July 21st – August…
GrowingGreat Introductory Lesson
This is an actual lesson from our curriculum. It’s the introduction lesson featuring our wonderful instructor Lisa. It this video it will give a brief description of the lesson plan, what print materials will be needed and the approximate length of the class.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us or visit our forum and chat amongst yourselves.
Thank you for your interest in GrowingGreat.
GrowingGreat Organic Gardens
Veteran organic gardener Mike Garcia gives pointers about growing an organic Garden with drip irrigation, which is a feature of GrowingGreat Great Gardens.
Why GrowingGreat? Watch this video and find out!