It’s January and everyone is excited for the long awaited carrot harvest in our school gardens! There is nothing quite like watching a child pull a carrot from the ground.
It’s time for broccoli harvest in our school gardens! Students have been patiently watching and waiting as the broccoli crowns slowly grow larger with the cooling fall weather.
This month we will be harvesting radishes and kale in the school gardens!
This month Stephanie Baker, the garden lady, will be harvesting sweet potatoes in the school garden!
In this Houston Chronicle article, Ready to Grow Gardens helps Hamilton Middle School with their farm-to-market idea.
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD recieved a “One in a Melon” award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service. This award is for having an exemplary farm to school program and was only awarded to one school district in each state. Ready to Grow Gardens manages gardens and provides garden education at 11 CFISD elementary […]
From “edible HOUSTON” an article discussing gardening in education where the author describes a typical gardening class with Stephanie Baker at Sampson Elementary as an example.
The Week of December 17-23, 2015 edition of the Houston Chronicle had an article on the Sampson Elementary Salad Party.
Copeland Elementary School third-grade students Vincent Bily, left, and Matthew Rawls inspect a zinnia with gardening instructor Andrea Packer of Ready to Grow Gardens on Nov. 10. After being grown and cut by the students, the zinnias will be delivered on Meals on Wheels routes.