GrowingGreat’s mission is to build nourishing, learning communities that empower children to make healthy food choices.
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.
GrowingGreat just got back from the National Association for the Education of Young Children conference in Washington, DC. We had over 100 preschool teachers participating in our garden, nutrition and STEM activities! Watch our My First Garden webinar led by GrowingGreat with the Association of Science-Technology Centers.
Do you know any students who would like to vote for their favorite vegetable? Email email@example.com and we’ll send you a ballot. All voters will receive GrowingGreat wristbands and we’ll publish the results in this blog. Click here for video from the “Make a Difference” event where 200 inner-city young people, kindergarten through high school, cheered loudly…
That’s what it says in the drawing above in the pink speech bubble shaped like a heart. Thanks to all of you, our generous donors who make it possible for our programs to be offered regardless of a community’s ability to pay. Thank you for coming together to make Farm…
Meet Carla Torres and Maria Miranda! They will receive GrowingGreat’s Leadership Award at the Farm to Table benefit on April 21, 2018. For tickets, click here. This award recognizes individuals in low-income, inner-city neighborhoods who have gone above and beyond in implementing GrowingGreat garden, nutrition and STEM education programs. Carla…
128 kids; 64 parents; 16 teachers; 64 potatoes; 180 apples; 10 stalks of celery; 60 food coloring bottles; 360 cotton balls; 360 pinto beans; 120 plastic bags; carrot, radish, broccoli, herb, and lettuce seeds (more than you can count); food samples for all from the five food groups; and 6…
GrowingGreat Across the Country
GrowingGreat just got back from the National Association for the Education of Young Children conference in Washington, DC. We had over 100 preschool teachers participating in our garden, nutrition and STEM activities!
GrowingGreat Para Los Niños Preschool Teachers Win Leadership Award
Producer: Jennifer Jovanovic for GrowingGreat
Director: Samantha Shada
Cinematographer: Alberto De Coste Calla