GrowingGreat’s mission is to empower every child to grow up healthy through science-based garden and nutrition education.
GrowingGreat offers Classroom Nutrition lessons and School Garden programs for grades K-5.
The GrowingGreat Chefs program empowers teens to shop, cook and eat healthy as they become independent.
We reach out to parents and children learning English together through our “Play with your food/Juguemos con la comida” and “A Drink of Water/Un poco de agua” at-home activity series.
A conversation with the Cooking Club (by Veronica Sanchez, GrowingGreat Program Assistant) On April 22nd, St. Pius X St. Matthias Academy (PMA) Cooking Club met in the kitchen to learn the benefits of “Superfoods” and how to include nutrient-dense foods in their diet by making a Tropikale smoothie with PMA…
GrowingGreat would like to extend a special invitation to docents to attend our Farm to Table Benefit on June 4, 2016 at 72andSunny in Playa Vista. We have set aside tickets at a reduced rate of $230 each for docents and their spouses only. We will also assure you are…
Celebrate with GrowingGreat and Celebrity Chefs Diana Stavaridis (Manhattan House), David LeFevre (MB Post) and Michael Fiorelli (Love & Salt) as we recognize Green Fork Honorees John and Kari Boiler and Leadership Award Winners Destiny Celio and Maria Beltran at our third annual Farm to Table benefit on June 4, 2016. Join us…
On June 4th, one of the many new programs we will celebrate is GrowingGreat Jr. Chefs – a partnership between local GrowingGreat fifth graders and Chef Diana Stavaridis of Manhattan House. We are honored that “Chef D,” as the kids call her, will prepare an amazing dinner for our Farm to Table…
The most gratifying thing that I have done, alongside my friend Destiny Celio, was to create a school garden. It is all thanks to GrowingGreat that I believe this will be the most special mark I will leave on my high school when I graduate next year. – Maria Beltran…
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!