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Garden Wisdom

How we became more GREEN on March 17th!

By Elizabeth Hall

Exciting things are taking shape over at 24th Street Elementary! Not only do we now have a new and improved compost system as of our last workday (thank you volunteers!), but, we are happy to announce the introduction of GSF’s Cafeteria- to- Compost program! Since March 17th, with only 5 days of composting lunch food … Continued

Garden Wisdom

How Does Your Garden Grow?

By Elizabeth Hall

Our garden at 24th Street Elementary School is loving all the attention it’s getting after the holiday break! All of our sites have been busy with new interns, new volunteers, our January workday, and a new 24th Street Garden Coordinator, Abigail Orosz! Help us welcome Abigail to our GSF Community! Abigail comes from an environmental … Continued

Garden Wisdom

The Hungry Caterpillar

By Elizabeth Hall

When working in a garden or lounging around on a park bench, one might start to notice the beautiful life cycle of our winged insects.  Our students are especially experts at finding our insect friends.  While harvesting tomatoes for our Pico De Gallo recipe with our first graders we made a huge discovery:  a three-inch … Continued