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Celebrate Spring by Getting Outside

Scotts Miracle-Gro — March 17, 2022

El Monte Union Hosts Open House for Student-Grown ‘Farm Lab’ Gardens

El Monte Union High School District — January 13, 2022

Elizabeth Christy, Eco Urban Gardens

Noah Klabin Photography — August 9, 2021

Volunteers want students at Arroyo High in El Monte to breathe a little easier

San Gabriel Valley Tribune — July 18, 2021

A Community Garden Hopes Its Cash Crop Is A Hot Sauce Called Los Angeles

Los Angeles Times — February. 26, 2021

El Monte Union Farm Lab Provides Template for Sustainable Living

El Monte Union High School District — October. 29, 2020

El Monte Union Farm Lab Provides Template for Sustainability

California School News Report — October 2020

El Monte Union Strengthens Commitment to Healthy Living with Opening of Eco-Garden

California School News Report — September 27, 2019

A fresh start: upgrades and expansions mark new school year

Building Design + Construction — September 24, 2019

An El Monte garden just got a whole lot more holistic

San Gabriel Valley Tribune — September 21, 2019

Eco Urban Gardens, Arroyo H.S., and US Green Building CouncilL.A. to Host “Regenerative Learning Garden” Ribbon Cutting and Community Day on September 21st

US Green Building Council – August 22, 2019

Student Spotlight

Gratz College – May, 2019

Arroyo High Garden Grows Fresh Product and Healthy Kids

Mid Valley News – May 1, 2019

El Monte School Garden Grows Fresh Produce And Healthy Kids

Healthways Medical Group – April 17, 2019

El Monte School Garden Grows Fresh Produce and Healthy Kids

KCET – April 1, 2019

High School Garden Club Helps Students ‘Grow’ Their Skills

Spectrum News 1 – February 14, 2019

US Green Building Council-L.A. Selects 2019 LEGACY PROJECT, the “Regenerative Learning Garden” at Arroyo H.S. in San Gabriel Valley, Highlighting Career Pathways and Green Space

US Green Building Council – February 6, 2019

At El Monte’s Arroyo High, Garden Program Is About More Than Just Plants

San Gabriel Valley Tribune – January 2, 2019

Arroyo Students Are Learning That Food Is Medicine

Mid Valley News – December, 2018

These Learning Gardens Are Helping Urban Schools Grow Young Gardeners

Los Angeles Daily News – May 31, 2018

2018 Healthy Living Conference
El Monte School Garden Grows Fresh Produce and Healthy Kids
El Monte School Garden Grows Fresh Produce and Healthy Kids


Looking to save water in your garden? These Rosemead high schoolers have a few tips

KABC 7 Eyewitness News -June 14, 2022

Down on the Farm Lab: Regenerative Studies in El Monte Union

California School News Radio  — February 10, 2022

Cultivating the Next Generation of Agricultural Stewards: A Conversation with Marianne Zaugg

Unearthing History  — January 23, 2021

Template for Sustainability: Farm Lab in El Monte

California School News Radio – October 29, 2020

Eco Urban Gardens’s Farm Lab – Outdoor Learning Space

Eco Urban Gardens – October 12, 2020

El Monte Union Schools: Growing Food and a Sense of Community

California School News Radio – February 12, 2019