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Gratitude from Our Garden

Thank You for a Beautiful Summer!

By Elizabeth Hall

Can you believe summer is almost over?  In only a few short weeks, GSF begins another exciting year of Seed to Table programming.  As one season ends and another begins, we wanted to take a moment to reflect back on what an AMAZING summer we had at the 24th Street Elementary School Garden. We had … Continued

Cultivating the Future with Nathalie Dierkx

By Elizabeth Hall

Ever wonder what it’s like to work with the Garden School Foundation? GSF partners with a variety of organizations to help our edible garden classrooms thrive. We’re so grateful for foodcorps member Nathalie Dierkx for her 11 months of service with us. We’re proud of all the amazing things she’s accomplished this year as garden … Continued

Community Spotlights

Intern Spotlight: Taylor Juleen

By Elizabeth Hall

When we think of nature, we often imagine quiet, peaceful scenes. We see trees shaking in the wind, a cluster of bright blooms, a bee, a butterfly or two. Here at GSF our gardens not only serve as crucial spaces of learning and discovery, they provide respite for students on busy school days. Much like … Continued

Gratitude from Our Garden

Paying it Forward

By Elizabeth Hall

We’re so grateful to the group from Deutsch for volunteering at our 24th Street Elementary School Garden this past Friday.  Creating interactive garden signage has been an ongoing dream project for Laila Tamburini, our 24th Street School Garden Coordinator. With the help of our inspired volunteers, we were finally able to realize this dream.   … Continued

Events

City Seedlings Summer Single Day Mini-Camp

By Elizabeth Hall

We’re THRILLED to announce that GSF is offering single-day mini-camps throughout summer 2017 at our beautiful 1.5 acre garden at 24th Street Elementary School! Help your children unplug and have fun as they reconnect to nature and themselves. Single Day Camps offer the same great camp experience as our Week-Long camps with more flexibility to … Continued

A Passion for Gardening: from Texas to LA

By Elizabeth Hall

Brie Wakeland has been a part of GSF since 2015, starting as a Seed-to-Table and Garden Intern in the Fall of 2015 and Spring of 2016. She currently serves as Program Coordinator at Aldama and Grand View Elementary.  She is a native of Texas but has called California her home for the last nine years. … Continued

Events

Fiesta de la Huerta 2017

By Elizabeth Hall

We couldn’t be more excited to tell you ALL about the AMAZING time we had at this year’s Fiesta de la Huerta! Thank you everyone who attended for making our celebration so delightful!  With your help, we raised enough to fund science class supplies for all six of our schools for an entire year of … Continued

GSF About Town : Hauser & Wirth Gallery

By Elizabeth Hall

Here at GSF we’re passionate about the work we do and enjoy every opportunity to spread the word about GSF’s mission of providing high-quality garden-based education to undeserved schools across LA. Last Sunday GSF stopped by Hauser & Wirth Gallery in the Arts District to host a interactive potting workshop. We had so much fun making … Continued

Community Garden Day: May 13th, 2017

By Elizabeth Hall

Community Garden Days are so important for keeping our garden at 24th Street looking lush and beautiful. Thank you to everyone who joined us last Saturday in the sun. We cleared the back garden, planted flowers near the entrance, weeded our vegetable beds, and painted new signs. Thanks to all your hand work, our garden … Continued

Summer Internship with Garden School Foundation

By Elizabeth Hall

The Garden School Foundation is  looking for interns to join us for the summer semester! GSF’s Seed-to-Table internship is a unique fusion of gardening and teaching. Summer interns work in the garden as well as at our 2 week long City Seedlings Summer Camp. The ideal candidate has a desire to gain experience in garden … Continued