Over 250,000 Served!
Thanks to your generosity and support GrowingGreat has been able to impact and serve over 250,000 children and families! With your continued efforts, our goal is to reach at least 1 million within the next 3 years!
25,000 AND GROWING!
Through our programs and services, over 25,000 “NEW” children & families are being served every year!
Our goal is to help children and families understand where our food comes from, appreciate that food serves a purpose in our overall health and has an impact on our longevity and well-being.
GrowingGreat is a nationwide community-based nonprofit nutrition education organization dedicated to inspiring children and adults to adopt healthy eating habits, decreasing the risk of obesity & disease.
#GivingTuesday On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, people around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. We have 12 schools eagerly awaiting GrowingGreat garden and nutrition programs but in need of scholarships. Every penny donated will get these students closer to pulling carrots from their…
GrowingGreat will be at the TEDx “Game Changers” event this Saturday, November 15th, from 9-3pm at Manhattan Beach Middle School – more event details here. We will be passing out tastes of a yummy persimmon “pumpkin pie” smoothie (recipe below). We hope to see you there! Persimmon Pumpkin Pie Spiced…
GrowingGreat is delighted to welcome our new Executive Director, Jennifer Jovanovic, and introduce her to you. “We were looking for someone to take GrowingGreat into the future — to bring our nutrition and gardening programs to new audiences nationwide,” said Board President Maria Marrill. “Jennifer has the experience to do this,…
Eat a rainbow of fruits and vegetables for better health! Naturally colored foods contain what are known as phytochemicals. These powerful nutrients are the disease-fighting substances that also give fruits and vegetables their array of colors. Adding colorful fruits and vegetables (F&V) to your diet has many benefits: A diet…
DOUBLE YOUR DONATION and ENTER TO WIN Jack Johnson concert tickets! Jack Johnson’s charity is matching donations contributed to our organization through September 1st, up to a total of $2,500. Make a contribution of $25 or more now, and not only will the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation double your money, but…
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!