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.
A letter from Maria Marrill, GrowingGreat Board President I am proud of GrowingGreat’s commitment to continue expanding to reach more children and families in underserved areas of Los Angeles. We are able to offer our School Garden and Nutrition programs regardless of ability to pay only through the generosity of…
A letter from Sonja Sevcik, Lead Docent, Center Street School, El Segundo At holiday time, our thoughts turn to giving and helping others. GrowingGreat has a waiting list of schools that want to join, but can’t afford the program costs. Would you like to help me launch a GrowingGreat…
Here’s an excerpt from the article written by Supervisor Don Knabe about GrowingGreat! “I’m proud of the impact that GrowingGreat has had throughout Los Angeles County,” said Supervisor Don Knabe. “Children, who may have never had access to healthy, natural foods are learning the importance of nutrition and developing a…
#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 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!