Zero Waste Program

Grow some good.

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.
Seaweed Lesson and Use in the Garden

Seaweed Lesson and Use in the Garden

The following is a synopsis of seaweed lessons and materials used for YMCA classes (mixed ages). Goal: Give students a understanding of the value of seaweed and it's importance in our Hawaiian economy and culture. Time: 30 minutes Basic Plan: 1) Gather students in...

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$680 Lokelani Lo’i Restoration

Help us finish the restoration of the Hawaiian Studies lo'i at Lokelani Intermediate that need soil and amendments. This area is used for cultural plant propagation and education. Estimated Cost $680 [donation-can goal_id="grow-some-good" show_description="false"...

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Seed Saving: The Cycle of Life… In Real Life

Seed Saving: The Cycle of Life… In Real Life

When teaching life sciences and sustainability with students of any age, seed saving is an essential element that bridges the gap between a text book explanation and real life.Β  As students experience the full cycle of a plant, from planting the seed to harvesting the...

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Why Care About Pollinators?

Why Care About Pollinators?

Pollination β€” the transfer of pollen grains to fertilize the seed-producing ovaries of flowers β€” is an essential part of a healthy ecosystem.Β  And pollinators play a significant role in the production of over 150 food crops in the United States.In this introductory...

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Wild Ones Seeds for Education

Deadline: October 15, 2011 The Wild Ones - Seeds for Education Program (SFE) began in 1996 and was named in honor of naturalist and Wild Ones inspirational leader Lorrie Otto, a pioneer in the natural landscaping movement in the United States and on who's philosophy...

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