Zero Waste Program

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Zero Waste

Composting principles have always been part of the Grow Some Good curriculum however in the 2019-2020 school year, we kicked off the zero waste program. Food waste from the cafeteria was composted and put back into the garden to create a more fertile growing environment.

Zero Waste School Lunch Pilot Launches in Lahaina

When Gretchen Losano, co-founder of West Maui Green Cycle, approached Grow Some Good about a garden coordinator position, inspiration for a new pilot program with Lahaina Intermediate School was born. In her letter, she proposed a different option for the position via...

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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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“Zero Waste” at Taste of School Gardens

Goals for the Environment Grow Some Good cares deeply about our island environment, and it has long been a goal of ours to reduce the amount of waste generated at the annual Taste of School Gardens event. Through our partnership with the Maui Huliau Foundation Green...

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Visit Lahaina Intermediate’s School Garden

Visit Lahaina Intermediate’s School Garden

See the School Garden at Lahaina Intermediate School Take a "virtual tour" of the Grow Some Good school garden at Lahaina Intermediate School, featured in the video below.  This piece was created by students as part of the PBS Hawaii news show HIKI NŌ. “We Can All...

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Sept. 22 Workshops: Youth Gardens as Classrooms

Sept. 22 Workshops: Youth Gardens as Classrooms

Home Gardening Support Network, Maui School Garden Network, Community Work Day and Grow Some Good are pleased to announce a Youth Gardening Workshop to make school garden information and experiences more accessible to teachers, volunteers and others who work with...

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