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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

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Fiesta de la Huerta 2017 – You’re Invited!!

By Elizabeth Hall

You’re officially invited to GSF’s annual Fiesta de la Huerta! Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of FOOD, CRAFTS, and GOOD TIMES with all your garden friends! Every spring GSF invites our community of  students, families, and friends into the 24th Street Garden for a family-oriented food and craft fundraiser.  Fiesta is a time to … Continued

GSF hits the road!

By Elizabeth Hall

We LOVE sharing our story and mission with folks far and wide!  Last Sunday GSF stopped by the LA Galaxy Game in Carson to host a fun activity booth with a worm finding station. We had the best time  playing in the dirt and making wishes for Earth Week! It’s always such a blast to … Continued

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Community Garden Day – April 22nd, 2017

By Elizabeth Hall

We had an AMAZING time at our April Community Garden Day! We saw many familiar faces and made some awesome new friends. We were especially THRILLED that so many of our City Seedlings Campers visited the garden! We were SO grateful to have so many hands on deck! Can you believe how much we accomplished … Continued

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Community Garden Day – March 18th, 2017

By Elizabeth Hall

We had such a blast at last weekend’s Community Garden Day. The sun was shining, and the garden was lush from the recent rain. We harvested snap peas and delicious red leaf lettuce. We also cleared the back section of the garden so new flowers could be planted. We’re so grateful to all our inspired … Continued

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City Seedlings Summer Camp 2017

By Elizabeth Hall

We’re thrilled to announce that GSF’s City Seedlings Summer Camp is back for another year, and you’re officially invited to join the party! Explore the world of science and nature at GSF’s City Seedlings Summer Camp! During their week-long session, campers will play, experiment, and learn in GSF’s 1.5 acre organic garden at 24th Street … Continued

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Announcing GSF’s Garden Educator Training Program

By Elizabeth Hall

Apply now to our 3- day Garden Educator Training!  Our training will be hosted at your school site and will be completely tailored to your school’s needs. This custom training program will be facilitated by GSF in partnership with the Whole Kids Foundation. We’d love to share what we’ve learned in 11+ years of school … Continued

A Teacher’s Perspective: Interview with Ms. Gomez

By Elizabeth Hall

As Ms. Gomez’s first grade students walk into the GSF classroom at Grand View Elementary School, they are immediately greeted by the sweet scent of fresh-cut limes and cilantro. It is the last cooking class of the day, and the students eagerly take their seats as Ms. Kathryn, the garden coordinator, describes the recipe they … Continued

Intern Spotlight: Interview with Yenny Martin

By Elizabeth Hall

Morning is one of the most pleasurable times of day to spend in the garden.  In the morning, the garden is quiet, flooded with sun, damp with dew, and the heat of the day has yet to rise. On one such sunny morning, I meet with Yenny, an intern at GSF, to ask her a … Continued