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Grow Some Good ‘Harvests’ Funds for School Garden Program

April 3, 2014
Cindy Schumacher - Contributing Writer , Maui Weekly

Grow Some Good raised $37,000 on Saturday, March 8, for Maui's next generation of farmers, chefs, teachers, scientists and entrepreneurs.

Local chefs and more than 350 school garden supporters celebrated all the good things growing for students in South and Central Maui school garden programs at the Second Annual Taste of School Gardens event.

Proceeds from the evening benefit Grow Some Good, currently providing school garden program support in seven locations in South and Central Maui.

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The Second Annual Taste of School Gardens event held on Hotel Wailea’s Sunset Lawn offered nine restaurant stations, where guests sampled gourmet dishes made from local and school garden-grown ingredients prepared by Maui’s premiere chefs.
Photo: Rebekah Kuby-Ucellini

Grow Some Good is a nonprofit community program of Tri-Isle Resource Conservation and Development Council Inc. The group is dedicated to creating hands-on, outdoor learning experiences that cultivate curiosity about natural life cycles, connect students to their food sources and inspire better nutrition choices.

In addition to helping establish food gardens and living science labs in local schools, Grow Some Good provides resources and curriculum support through community partnerships in agriculture, science, food education and nutrition.

 
 

 

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