Maui Farm to School Network

Since 2008, Grow Some Good has provided school garden programming and now supports over 7000 students each year. School Gardens are a key resource for learning, engaging with nature, and instilling healthy habits. 

Supported Schools

We provide materials, staffing support and workdays though service relationships, grants and our volunteer program.  Yearly agreements are established with each school to ensure consistent results and educational experience.
  • Kihei Elementary
  • Kihei Charter School
  • Wailuku Elementary
  • Princess Nāhiʻenaʻena Elementary
  • Lahaina Intermediate
  • Kahului Elementary
  • Makawao Elementary
  • Waihe’e Elementary 

Self Sustaining Schools

Grow Some Good helps schools hire qualified and highly educated garden teachers, share our network resources, and provide education enhancement and professional development opportunities.
  • Lokelani Intermediate
  • Pōmaikaʻi Elementary
  • Puʻu Kukui Elementary
  • Pukalani Elementary
  • Kamehameha Schools Maui
  • Hʻāiku Elementary
  • Hāna School
  • Montessori School of Maui
  • Lahainaluna High
  • Maui High
  • King Kamehameha III Elementary
  • King Kekaulike High
  • Pāʻia Elementary
  • Baldwin High
  • Carden Academy

Network / Starter Schools

We offer these schools our network resources and support to grow their program. Some schools have gardens run by just a teacher or two; others have had a program in the past but do not at this time.

  • Kula Elementary
  • Kamali’i Elementary
  • Iao Intermediate
  • Lanai School
  • Lihikai Elementary
  • Haleakala Waldorf
  • Kalama Intermediate
  • Maui Waena Intermediate
  • St. Anthony Grade School 
  • Seabury Hall Middle School
  • Maui Adventist School
  • Emmanuel Lutheran
  • Maui Preparatory Academy
  • Roots School

Articles About School Gardens

2019 School Garden Survey

2019 School Garden Survey

Each year, we do a School Garden Survey of teachers and principals to check in with our schools and determine if we are meeting their needs, and how we can do better. The results shown are from 149 teachers and administrators at 11 Maui County DOE schools. Differences...

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6 Tips to Grow and Harvest Your Sunflower

6 Tips to Grow and Harvest Your Sunflower

Here are some tips to  help you grow sunflowers. Water your sunflower seed start container every morning to keep the soil and sprouting seed moist. Once the sunflower sprout reaches a height of about 4 inches, transplant it directly into the soil. Sunflowers have long...

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Stories from the Garden: from The Story Connective

This fall, garden coordinators, administrators, and board members from Grow Some Good met with the Story Connective to do a Story Bridge workshop. Participants were prompted to talk about a time they experienced in the garden that a child will never forget. These...

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Grow Some Good’s Strategic Focus

Growing Some Good for 10 Years The 2018-19 school year marks the 10th year of Grow Some Good providing educational school gardens for Maui students. It's hard to believe it's been 10 years! As a strategic and visionary organization, we took a look at where we have...

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Harvest Festivals – What Students Taught Us

Amazing Dishes   Harvest Festivals are year-end activities that allow students to enjoy the fruits of their labor. This year, volunteer Chefs from DUO in the Four Seasons Wailea, Outrigger Pizza Company and Ono Gelato came out to share their skills with students...

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Annual School Garden Survey Results

As the 2017-18 school year came to a close, Grow Some Good conducted its annual School Garden Survey of teachers and principals. Results of both surveys showed that school garden programs make a significant impact with students and are changing the faces of our school...

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Harvest Days at End of Year!

At the end of each school year, Grow Some Good likes to have a fun event where kid get to eat lots of goodies from the garden.  This year, every school is having some type of harvest day.  Chef's, pizzas, lemonade or whatever the garden has to offer!  Below are the...

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Gnocchi in the Garden

Chef Geno Sarmiento of Nick's Fishmarket recently visited the gardens to give students a hands-on cooking demonstration.  Together they prepared gnocchi with an herb tomato sauce and pan-seared shrimp. Garden Coordinator Jadda Miller, along with  Chef Geno, take...

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