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Cultivating Community with Eco Urban Gardens

Kid’s Gardening — November, 2022

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


Eco Urban Gardens: Interview with Liz Christy & Students

MeTV – December, 2022

Student Voices: Healthy Growing & Living with Heaven

Heaven Watson, Student – August, 2022

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