Urban Harvest Affiliate School Gardens
Fresh Start 2 Program is Underway!
The Fresh Start program addresses food insecurity by revitalizing existing gardens. This year, Fresh Start is focusing on providing resources for school gardens and utilizing the outdoor spaces to engage the community and teach basic organic gardening and nutrition education.
FREE ORGANIC GARDENING CLASSES
for Teaching in the Outdoor Classroom
Saturday, February 18th * 9AM -12PM *Location: The Rusk School, 2805 Garrow St, Hous. 77003
Saturday, April 1st * 9AM-12AM * Location: Durham ES,
4803 Brinkman St. Hous. 77018
We would like to welcome the following schools as the recipients of Fresh Start II support:
The Rusk School
2805 Garrow St.
12425 Woodforest Blvd. 77013
620 E Canino Rd.
The Jewell Houston Academy
8103 Carver Rd.
4803 Brinkman St,
11035 Bob White Dr.
Sanchez Charter School
6001 Gulf Freeway
Texans YMCA/Cuney Homes Garden
3260 Truxillo St.
Volunteer times for the Urban Harvest Teaching Garden:
When: September–May 2017
Every Tuesday, 8–10am
"Dig It Day"Saturdays, 9:30–11:30am
Dec. 10, (January holiday), Feb. 11, March 4, April 8, May 13
This is a great volunteer activity for parents and their school-age children, teens looking for community service hours & neighbors who want to improve their "hands on" gardening skill!. Activities include cultivating, planting & harvesting. Individual volunteers are welcome to show up during hours listed. Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, 1101 Taft St.
To volunteer with groups of five or more, please email us or call 713.880.5540.