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.
Purchase your tickets today for GrowingGreat's second annual Farm To Table Benefit on May 2, 2015 at the property of award-winning advertising agency 72andSunny, the former office of world-renowned aviator, Howard Hughes, at 12101 West Bluff Creek Drive in Playa Vista.
Spirited celebrity chef demonstrations paired with locally-sourced, farm-fresh creations and palate-popping wine and beer will make this an unforgettable evening that you won’t want to miss.Learn More
Laurel Brooke Erilane Profession: Yoga Instructor, Graphic Designer & Event Producer Location: Los Angeles Q: What does healthy eating mean to you? Food is life’s energy. I believe healthy eating is about finding a balanced diet of whole foods. I try and eat all the colors of the rainbow and…
In honor of Valentine’s day we created an activity to use with your children or students to plant seeds of love while honoring local farmers. Writing a love letter to a farmer will reinforce the all-important idea of eating fresh, local and close to the source food, which we emphasize…
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…
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!