Our commitment to Southcoast Massachusetts runs deep. Our goal is to catalyze a healthier region. The Grow Southcoast program focuses on educating regional communities to inspire and influence a greater quality culture of health. There are three frameworks which Grow uses cultivates change within our community: Education, Health, and Environment.
October 22, 2019
Grow Southcoast has undertaken a formative month in building the Farm to School Project with New Bedford Public Schools. The Farm to School Project adds to Grow’s garden-based education programming—with the goal of improving school food to be healthy, fresh, tasty and local!
Standard-Times 9/8/19- School lunches a balancing act to satisfy diverse populations, loosened regulations
September 9, 2019
Marion Institute partners with the New Bedford Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services to pilot a Farm to School initiative in select schools this fall.
May 28, 2019
Over 18 presentations were given to students in New Bedford Public Schools focused on bridging community resources for the students of New Bedford.
September 15, 2017
The annual "Taste of September" fundraiser brought together a variety of local restaurants and vendors in a tasting to celebrate the culinary traditions of the communities in which GROW's gardens are located.