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Kindergartners Visit the Greenhouse!

By Elizabeth Hall

GSF is passionate about the important work that we do at our school sites around Los Angeles, so it is particularly exciting when we can bring two of those sites together in one of our beautiful gardens! On December 3rd, we welcomed a group of kindergartners from 24th Street Elementary to our greenhouse at Widney … Continued

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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

Workdays at 24th Street Elementary’s garden! In words and pictures

By Elizabeth Hall

Workdays are that exciting time once a month when we get to come together as a community, get dirt under our fingernails, volunteer our time planting, weeding, or installing new garden artwork, learn something new (each workday has cooking or gardening workshop) and eat delicious food! We have so many great pictures below we’ll let … 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

S Mark Taper Foundation Grant Announcement

By Elizabeth Hall

We are honored and excited to announce that the Garden School Foundation has been awarded a 1-year, $25,000 grant from the S Mark Taper Foundation. This grant will allow us to continue our Seed to Table program at our 5 elementary school sites in Los Angeles. For more information about the S Mark Taper Foundation, … Continued

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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