Thank you everyone who contributed to our summer fundraising campaign. With your generous support we were able to raise $8,447 which was matched by our community partners.
Thanks to your efforts we raised $16,894!
This campaign supports the expansion of Farm to School and building regenerative communities around Los Angeles County and the San Gabriel Valley. If you are interested in learning more about how Farm to School combats climate change consider joining our Volunteer Corps!
If you were unable to donate to this campaign but would still like to support our Farm to School Program consider making an online contribution this
Giving Tuesday, November 29th
Farm to School
Arroyo High School Farm Lab
AHS Farm Lab students and volunteers have been planting winter vegetable seeds and herbs for their culinary garden. November is the time to prune back CA Native plants, plant CA native wildflowers and seed winter crops like spinach and radish! Farm Lab Workshops will be held every Saturday morning excepting certain holidays and community events. Check our Instagram @ecourbangardens for volunteering updates.
Rosemead Best of Thymes Garden
Fall is time for planting seeds and preparing for winter crops! Students at RHS have installed two new raised beds and are seeding cilantro and green onions. Summer crops like eggplant give their final harvest and everyone gets to take one home to cook!
Mountain View High School Orchard
Garden club at Mountain View High School are harvesting the last of the fruit produced by trees in early fall. Later producing trees include pears, apples and pomegranate. Students will also learn how to press flowers and other plants.
Griffith STEAM Magnet Middle School
EUG, LAEP and Griffith STEAM Magnet Middle School are working together this winter to revitalize the garden program at GSMS. Please join us Friday December 9th for a tree planting and greenhouse clean up volunteer event. Scan the QR code below to sign up!
La Madera Community Garden
Día de Muertos was celebrated in the garden from 11/1-11/2 and was lots of fun! Members and their families carved pumpkins, built a beautiful ofrenda and made arroz con leche and hot chocolate for all participants! Proceeds from cempasuchile sale will support future community events in the garden.