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!
On September 26th, thanks to a generous grant from the Steinmetz Family Foundation, GrowingGreat (GG) and Pius X Matthias Academy (PMA) worked together to transform a piece of dry, barren land into an edible garden classroom on the PMA campus in Downey, open to students and the community. Thanks to the hard work…
Stephany Fuentes is a student at Environmental Charter High School in Lawndale, CA, one of our partner schools participating in the GrowingGreat Chefs program, blending the science of cooking and nutrition to prepare teens for living independently. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. When our Green Ambassadors Internship teacher, Sammy,…
It’s time to go back to school! Check out these 3 delicious, nourishing and brain-fueling ideas for your children’s lunch boxes. 1. Greek Salad Pita Sandwich INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 cup of chopped seeded plum or cherry tomatoes 1 seedless cucumber chopped…
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 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.
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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!