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Title: From Victory Gardens to White House Garden


1
From Victory Gardens to White House Garden
  • Early 1940s Victory Gardens
  • Gardens considered a civil moral
  • booster
  • Gardeners were empowered by
  • their labor contributions
  • Produce grown was rewarding for
  • the gardeners

2
Farm to Preschool Gardens
  • PACE Head Start in Los Angeles (Magnolia Place)
  • Received garden grant from Western Growers
    Foundation
  • Garden Activities linked to in-class Farm to
    Preschool award-winning curriculum
  • Extra garden produce given to parents for home
    consumption

3
Access Duarte
  • Access Duarte garden received a
  • grant from the city of Bradbury
  • The garden is watered and
  • maintained by City of Duarte Parks
  • Rec Dept., Field Service Dept., the
  • Teen Nutrition Council, Duarte
  • Teen Center staff
  • Cooking class student is holding
  • ceviche made by using
  • ingredients from the garden

4
Access Duarte
5
Community Resource Centers (CRC)  
  • Childrens Garden in Unincorporated
  • South Whittier
  • Soil, plant food, seeds, starter
  • fruit and vegetable plants were
  • donated
  • Students are excited to plant, watch
  • for signs of growth, and learn
  • horticulture through the entire
  • process

6
Community Resource Centers (CRC)  Childrens
Garden in Unincorporated South Whittier
7
Community Resource Centers (CRC)  Childrens
Garden in Unincorporated South Whittier
8
Billy Mitchell Elementary Mitchell World of
Plants
  • Funded by in-kind donations and
  • community grants
  • Garden watering and
  • maintenance provided by Mitchel
  • students, with additional assistance
  • from parents, community
  • volunteers, friends families

9
Billy Mitchell Elementary Mitchell World of
Plants
10
Billy Mitchell Elementary Mitchell World of
Plants
11
Billy Mitchell Elementary Mitchell World of
Plants
12
Murchison Elementary - Before
  • Plants provided by the Theodore
  • Payne Foundation funded by
  • FedEx
  • FedEx Volunteers created a Native
  • Reading Garden by planting 70
  • California native plants
  • An empty space is now an outdoor
  • learning environment

Empty Space
13
Murchison Elementary- After!
Beautiful Outdoor Learning Environment
14
Salesian Family Youth CenterBoys and Girls Club
  • Funded from Mayor Villaraigosas Good Food Day
  • Maintenance assistance provided free of cost from
    Master Gardeners Program, UC Davis co-op
    extension
  • Greens from the garden are used for cooking
    classes which launched February 2013

15
Mulholland Middle School

The garden is funded by Soil- LA City Grant, Kellogg Soil Seedlings Sylmar High School and Muir High School Maintenance is provided by two master gardeners from UCCE, nutrition specialists and parents from Mulholland Middle School Produce is shared with parents and staff used in tasting and samplings on site
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