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Growing Gardeners

Gardening in Schools

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Growing Gardeners

Earth Heart Growers offers an original  garden curriculum where gardening is connected to standards of education. 

Students learn to grow their own food,  understand the food cycle from seed to plate to composting while having a hands on experience learning about: soils, life cycles, plants and food, Sustainability and other important subjects.

 School Gardens are grown by students from seeds, allowing them to see the full process and understand the different seasons for growing and planting.

Food, Science and Community

Earth Heart Growers is a platform that supports the teaching of  sustainability, agriculture, biology, botany, astronomy and more.

With hands in the soil and surrounded by the outdoors students gain

self-control and peace of mind. 

Our programs create space for young children to develop healthy relationships with other peers, adults and their environment.

 

Garden as a Classroom

Our Vision is to create a strong bridge between schools and local farms, educating and empowering the younger generation and preparing them to build a \

self-sustainable community.

Our programs addresses the educational deficits of children that continue the cycle of intergenerational poverty in our most challenged communities.

 

Earth Heart Growers provides both a fully integrated curricular and programmatic resource, focused on improving the academic, social/emotional, and nutritional well-being of our most at-risk children.

We offer a hands-on experience that deepens the understanding of academic concepts and contributes to physical well-being.

 

We are also working alongside other local non-profit organizations in efforts to help the ecosystem and the Charleston native environment, developing community awareness and increasing participation in our students and families.