Since 2003, Urban Harvest has provided Youth Education garden and nutrition classes to explore healthy nutrition, food systems, native habitats and ecosystems at Houston-area schools. Some programs are funded by after school grants while others are supported by parent groups, community groups and even local business partners.
Youth Education Partner Sites, 2016 - 2017
Gabriela Mistral CEC
Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet
James Hogg Middle School
Oak Forest Elementary
Port Houston Elementary
North Houston and Spring, TX, Early Childhood Day Care Centers: Alexander's Academy (Spring), Alexander's Academy (Klien), and Kids K'nnect
Our Supporting Partners
Durham ES PTA
Garden Oaks Montessori PTO
Oak Forest Elementary PTA
Rummel Creek Elementary PTA
Volunteer times for the Urban Harvest Teaching Garden:
SUMMER: July & August 2017
Every Thursday, 9am-12pm
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 skills! Activities include cultivating, planting & harvesting. Individual volunteers are welcome to show up during hours listed. Gregory-Lincoln Education Center, 1101 Taft St.
Please wear closed toe shoes, long pants, hat and bring a reusable water bottle.
To volunteer with groups of five or more, please email us or call 713.880.5540.