Blog - Annie's Homegrown

Spreading goodness is a year-round activity, so we encourage you to check back frequently to see what
we’ve been up to. Find out what’s new at Annie’s:

Rice Elementary School

Organization: Rice Elementary School Website: http://eweb.psdschools.org/schools/rice/index.aspx
The community at Rice Elementary is determined to provide students with a hands-on education. Shari, the school garden coordinator, told us, “Our garden has been built and …

Annie’s is “In Good Company”

Annie’s has a long history of giving back to local communities, whether through grants, donations or volunteer hours.  In Good Company is a week-long community service trip, developed by Clif Bar & Company, which focuses on making a positive change for people and …

White Oak Elementary School

Organization: White Oak Elementary School Website: http://www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/WhiteOakES/index.html
The kindergarteners at White Oak Elementary in Sugar Hill, GA have been swimming in produce. This year they harvested radishes, carrots, beans, lettuce, spinach, zucchini, …

Mount Desert Elementary School

Organization: Mount Desert Elementary School
Mount Desert Elementary School is dedicated to implementing hands-on garden experiences and evidence-based best practices to carryout “Growing Gardens, Growing Minds”. The project is based on the following …

Woodview School

Organization:  Woodview School
Woodview School has just begun planning their school garden program to begin spring of 2014. The school plans on starting with a 400-square-foot herb garden between the school playground and its entrance. Future efforts will …

Viejo Elementary School

Organization:  Viejo Elementary School
Viejo Elementary School’s new garden will provide sustainable learning experiences for students, teaching them about the components of a healthy garden, food growth and treating their environment with care. The garden will …

Jackson Heights Middle School

Organization:  Jackson Heights Middle School
Jackson Heights Middle School’s new garden will be a beautiful, engaging and desirable place for students to learn. Currently, the school is without a garden or any other alternative green space for education, …

Redwood Day School

Organization:  Redwood Day School
Redwood Day School wants to expand their Middle School Garden, a garden based solely on historical themes and Spanish heritage, to build more plots and increase produce yield in order to support several families in transition. With …

Acworth Intermediate School

Organization: Acworth Intermediate School
Acworth Intermediate School has a vision to create a garden with seven raised beds of varying measurements. The school will organize the multiple plots around different garden themes to emphasize lessons in a variety of academic …

Carmel Middle School

Organization:  Carmel Middle School
During the 2012-2013 school year, Carmel Middle school increased their productivity, soil fertility and seedling production in their school garden. As they seek to expand curriculums centered around their garden in the near future, …

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