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Have you ever stopped to look at seeds close up?  They can be incredibly tiny or remarkably fuzzy, plump or curved.  They hold everything they need to grow, all we have to do is give water and step back in awe at its perseverance.   


The Garden School Foundation planted its first seed back in 2006 and now 10 years later we are still harvesting joy, laughter, hugs, lessons, and plenty of strawberries along the way.  Now it is your turn, your opportunity to help us plant the seeds for the next 10 years to come!  

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Even though the season is taking a turn for the chilly, (read: harvests of pumpkins and fresh apples!) we’re already excited for our City Seedlings Summer Camp 2016; getting ready for another 2 weeks of whipping up delicious recipes from the garden, learning science through interactive garden-activities, and exploring the outdoors with active games and arts & crafts. Put these dates in your calendar now- it’ll be summer before you know it! 

Week 1: June 20th-June 24th, 2016

Week 2: June 27th- July 1st, 2016


Enrollment begins on February 1st! For more info, or to schedule a site visit, contact Shelby at shelby@gardenschoolfoundation.org.


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GSF is passionate about the important work that we do at our school sites around Los Angeles, so it is particularly exciting when we can bring two of those sites together in one of our beautiful gardens! On December 3rd, we welcomed a group of kindergartners from 24th Street Elementary to our greenhouse at Widney Career and Transition Center, a school which provides vocational training and instructional programs for students with developmental disabilities ages 18 to 22. The greenhouse is home to our new Greenhouse Program, a collaboration between GSF and Widney, which teaches these students how to plant and care for seedlings. 


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We couldn't be more excited to invite you to the Garden School's 10th annual fundraiser and chef-curated dinner, Harvest Moon! Our Harvest Moon Celebration brings the community together in support of the Garden School Foundation's mission to provide garden-based education to children in underserved communities across Los Angeles. Our garden-inspired and chef-driven multi-course tapas style dinner is the focal point of this magical evening in the garden. In addition, we will provide enchanting garden activities, an engaging program, lively music, swag bags and a live auction, coming together in a magical evening of support, inspiration, and gratitude. We hope you'll be able to join us!

Tickets for this amazing event won't last long, so we encourage you to buy yours now! 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact our development director, Robin Moler for details robin@gardenschoolfoundation.org or (310) 722-7657.

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How can you tell it’s fall in sunny LA? Here at the Garden School, our bountiful harvests of figs, apples, pears and pomegranates tip us off that summer is coming to an end. And we're getting ready to welcome our little gardeners and cooks into the garden for another school year- and that means a full schedule of fun Community Garden Days, of course!

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Please watch this fantastic video the wonderful folks at Andrew Jackson Elementary made to raise $5k for the Seed to Table program at their school!


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