Join Me at the Healthy Living Festival! May 14, 2011 If you live in LA, you’re in for a treat on Sunday: it’s once again time for the Healthy Living Festival in Manhattan Beach! (If you live somewhere else, read on to see how you can win some treats from home!) Stop by the Eating Made Easy booth, where you can munch on Corazonas heart-healthy chips and oatmeal squares: Read More
Nonprofit GrowingGreat In California And Hawaii Schools May 12, 2011 For the first time in our nation’s history, our children will have a shorter life expectancy than their parents due to poor nutrition and lifestyle habits. The epidemic of childhood obesity—and yes it truly is an epidemic—has grabbed the attention of doctors, educators, policymakers, The First Lady and, of course, Chef Jamie Oliver. Read More
Healthy Living Festival sponsored by Growing Great May 12, 2011 GrowingGreat will host its FREE and family-friendly Healthy Living Festival in downtown Manhattan Beach this May to bring fun and inspiration to Southern California residents. The annual event will feature more than 65 exhibitors whose intention for the day is to help children and adults adopt healthy eating and lifestyle habits. Read More
Where to Buy Local Produce in Los Angeles’ South Bay April 1, 2011 If you knew your local grocer was selling lettuce that had been harvested within the last 24 hours, wouldn’t you rather get the ingredients for tonight’s dinner salad from that grocer? Fruits and vegetables begin to lose flavor and nutrients within an hour of being picked, so it’s best to get them as close to the source as possible. Read More
Growing Great Kids In Goethe’s Garden, California February 28, 2011 When my grandson attended our local elementary school, I actively sought ways to be supportive through onsite volunteering.
I was asked to volunteer for a wonderful program called “Growing Great”. Read More
KKC partners with Growing Great for a better tomorrow January 6, 2011 KKC is proud to be a company that cares about the future of our community, on a day-to-day basis KKC continues to set the standard for green living in the South Bay and now they have joined forces with Growing Great to ensure a better and healthier future for our children. Read More
Growing Great With DBA June 7, 2010 If you think our schools need to be growing some gardeners, come out and support the Downtown Business Association on June 9th to raise money for the school garden program, a part of “Growing Great.” Read More
Healthy Living Festival in Manhattan Beach! May 16, 2010 GrowingGreat was hosting its fourth annual Healthy Living Festival this Sunday, May 16, 12-4 p.m. at the 13th St. Plaza near Manhattan Beach Blvd. in downtown Manhattan Beach. The Festival had something for everyone: Read More
Growing Great Brings Healthy Living Festival to Manhattan Beach May 14, 2010 Healthy eating and fitness take center stage this Sunday at Growing Great‘s Healthy Living Festival.
More than 40 vendors will be on hand to share products and information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. That means free samples! Be on the look out for Sketchers, Whole Foods, The Veggie Grill and more. Read More
The Great Produce Hunt January 2007 On an unseasonably warm afternoon in December the two birds of paradise, Zel and Reuben, donned their colorful VIP T-shirts and headed to the South Bay to explore the Manhattan Beach Farmers’ Market and share the experience with VIP readers. Read More