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Green Heart 10-year report

READ THE REPORT Green Heart Family: During the past fiscal year (2019-2020), we celebrated Green Heart’s 10-year anniversary. We have come a long way since a group of neighborhood volunteers and a 3rd grade class built a school garden outside of Mitchell Elementary School in 2009. We now work with 13 school partners across the […]

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On December 18, 2020
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First Planting of the Urban Farm at Enston Home – COME GROW WITH US!

First Planting of the Urban Farm at Enston Home – COME GROW WITH US!

The Green Heart Project closed out an epic summer with the completion of 62 raised garden beds at the Urban Farm at Enston Home in late August. By mid-September we planted our first Fall crops, with the help of many of the community members who made this project possible. We planted cold-hardy crops such as […]

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On October 14, 2020
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Green Heart Smoothies

Green Heart Smoothies

TODAY’S LESSON- Making Green Heart Smoothies LESSON CONTENT- In today’s lesson, we will join Green Heart Project Farm to School Program Coordinator and Garden Educator Allie for a culinary lesson on how to make a smoothie. In this lesson, students will: Learn how to follow a recipe to make a smoothie Identify a variety of […]

Gratitude (plus video!)

by Jesse Blom, Executive Director “How are you?”, they ask.“Busy”, is a common response these days. Maybe followed by, “I can’t handle all of these emails!” or, replace “emails” with “meetings”. The end of the year is coming, and for many of us, that means a heightened sense of overwhelming to-do’s, looming deadlines, and overall […]

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On November 27, 2019
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9th Annual Harvest Dinner

THANK YOU ALL for making the 9th Annual Harvest Dinner at Mitchell Elementary School such a splashing success. We had over 900 attendees, most of them Green Heart students and their families, and raised over $40,000 for our Farm to School programs! It was a wonderful evening of celebration, featuring BBQ by Jamie Westendorf, and garden-inspired […]

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On June 18, 2019
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