Fresh Start 3 for Third Ward Youth Community and School Gardens!
The Fresh Start series has helped students, parents, and community members overcome challenges to create sustainable, organic gardens in Houston. Fresh Start I successfully helped Houstonian community gardens become productive and Fresh Start II transformed neglected school gardens into thriving Outdoor Classrooms.
Fresh Start III
Urban Harvest is excited to present Fresh Start III, focused in the Historic Third Ward community with the aim of leading 3 schools and/or youth community centers through the process of revitalizing their school or youth garden.
- Your garden site is in the Third Ward. Then, sumbit an online application
- Inlclude 3-5 current pictures of the school/community garden.
- Inlcude a letter of support from your director or Principal.
*Application Deadline: 10/13/2017 11:59PM
*Only completed packets (containing items 1-3) will be considered.
Awardees will be notified on or by 10/20/2017.
Forward questions and application materials to Kanisha Hagans
Fresh Start Program: Gardening 101 for
Teaching in the Outdoor Classrom Workshops.
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. Teachers, students, parents & community volunteers are welcome! Teachers earn 3 CPE hours per workshop. Space is limited. register here, any questions email Kanisha Hagans Cost: FREE
1101 Taft St, 77019
Dress: Closed toe shoes, hat and bring a refillable water bottle.
When: Feb 10, April 14, and May 12