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
  • Pōmaikaʻi Elementary
  • 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
  • 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

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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MFSN Program Manager – Closed

This job posting is now closed as of Aug 26, 2019. There are still openings for Garden Coordinators. Job Description This is a new position reporting to the Executive Director which is responsible for management of Maui Farm to School Network (MFSN) program. This job...

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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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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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Taste of School Gardens 2019 Recap

On the evening of March 9, 2019, about 375 people came together at the beautiful Maui Tropical Plantation, to celebrate 10 years of building school gardens with Grow Some Good at the Taste of School Gardens 2019. Mahalo to the chefs, vendors, sponsors, volunteers,...

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2019 Taste of School Gardens Menus

Want a glimpse into the wonderful dishes the chefs are preparing? Scroll through this list and share your favorites! [logo-showcase id="6536" title="Chef Carousel"] Thanks to All of our Sponsors [logo-showcase id="6509" title="TOSG 2019 Sponsors"]

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Understand, build, maintain, and use compost systems THEME: The Living Soil--The Living Plant: We are all Interconnected and Related STRAND: Science of Soil Fertility GRADE LEVEL: Key Concepts Able to construct, retrieve, and layer green (nitrogen) and brown (carbon)...

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The relationships between healthy soil, healthy food, and healthy peopleTHEME: Nourishment: Feeding Our Mind and Body with What It Needs to Stay Healthy and Flourish STRAND: Food and Nourishment GRADE LEVEL: K-2 Key Concepts Healthy soils grow healthy plants. Healthy...

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Identify the roles that beneficial insects and pests play in the gardenTHEME: The Living Soil--The Living Plant: We are all Interconnected and Related STRAND: Biodiversity and Interdependent Relationships GRADE LEVEL: MS Key Concepts Know the basic tenets of...

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