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What’s Growing at the Urban Farm in 2021?

What’s Growing at the Urban Farm in 2021?

In 2021, with some light ahead, we’re sowing seeds for another year of growth at Green Heart – and the Urban Farm at Enston Home is buzzing 🐝 with activity, at the center of it all. Minds. 50 students from two new partner schools – Charleston Catholic School & James Simons Montessori School – visit the farm […]

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On February 5, 2021
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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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Note of Gratitude from the E.D.

Note of Gratitude from the E.D.

Green Heart Family: 2020 has been a tough year for everyone. It’s in times like this that I often find inspiration in the garden. One thing we noticed during the shutdown in March, was our gardens didn’t notice or care about the pandemic. They just kept growing. The garden has a way of reassuring us […]

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On November 16, 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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Partnership Highlight: Pinnacle Financial Partners

Partnership Highlight: Pinnacle Financial Partners

Earlier this summer, Pinnacle Financial Partners partnered with our inaugural paid Youth Internship Program as the 2020 Career Preparedness Sponsor. The Career Preparedness pillar includes hands-on, work-based learning for Youth Interns in the business of managing food production and sales at the Urban Farm at Enston Home in Downtown Charleston. The curriculum also includes educational sessions on workplace […]

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On August 6, 2020
In Education, Sponsors, Urban Farm Updates