Grow Education Archives
June 22, 2021
June is the month for planting with New Bedford's public elementary schools! Students and teachers alike have been excited to get outside and put their hands in the dirt after a long and often virtual school year. Read more about what's grow-ing on at Grow Education!
June 11, 2021
Get to know a little more about Ashley Brister, Farm Director at Sharing the Harvest Community Farm in Dartmouth, MA!
May 24, 2021
For Grow Education, May appreciation extends beyond Mother’s day. On May 7th, we also celebrated School Lunch Hero Day! Click and read more about how our FoodCorps Team Member Keri helped students show their appreciation for their school's beloved food services staff!
May 20, 2021
Get to know a little more Lori Silveira, a New Bedford Public School educator for 30 years and a friendly face at Irwin Jacobs Elementary School!
Sippican Week – April 26, 2021 – Marion Institute program creating six new gardens at New Bedford schools
April 27, 2021
The Marion Institute's Grow Education program has received funding to build 6 new gardens & add new features to their 12 existing outdoor spaces at New Bedford Public Schools.
April 25, 2021
Get to know a little more about a familiar face - our very own Adam Davenport, Grow Education Program Manager and this month's Faces of Food New Bedford!
April 20, 2021
With the spring rains come new opportunities for Grow Education and New Bedford Public School students! Throughout April lots of movement has happened on the building of brand-new garden beds at 6 of the district’s elementary schools. Read more about what's grow-ing on at Grow Education!
March 28, 2021
Meet Samantha Therrien, MS, RDN, LDN, Assistant Director of Food and Nutrition services at New Bedford Public Schools -- this month's Faces of Food New Bedford!
March 24, 2021
The Winter Presentations have wrapped up! Find out what students learned from Coastal Foodshed and Ivory Silo Farm and learn how you can help our team Grow!
February 22, 2021
Meet Donna Trahan and Mary Zilg Reinhard, New Bedford Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services, this month's Faces of Food New Bedford!