4.4.2024 Gold Star Educator Grant • Plant Sale • Spring Garden Lessons

Can You Sponsor A Student, Class or Garden?

We are still looking for individuals who can sponsor a student, class or school for the 2024 school garden lesson and growing season. A gift of just $5 provides one student with a garden lesson. Click the button below to make a donation. Your gift will give local youth opportunities to lead the way to a healthier future.Many thanks to those who have already supported hands-on garden-based learning through sponsoring a student, class or garden!Make a positive impact donate today!

Farm Camp Registration is Open

Summer on the Farm is a well loved experience for youth entering grades 2 – 8.  Participants get to run, play, learn and explore on the farm while immersed in nature.  Farm camps are held at our partner Deep Roots Community Farm just outside of La Crosse. 
 Learn more and find a registration link on our website.
Greenhouse Volunteer Opportunity

We will be hosting a plant sale in partnership with Habitat for Humanity at the ReStore in May.  If you would like to help plant seeds and transplant plants in preparation for this community fundraiser you can sign up on this link: .

Gold Star Educator Grant

We are grateful to be among the Gold Star Educators selected to receive grants from the La Crosse Public Education Foundation for projects to enhance education for students in the School District of La Crosse. This grant will support our Pollinator Project at North Woods International, Hamilton Elementary School, and Hintgen Elementary School gardens. 

“LPEF is honored to support the excellent educators in the School District of La Crosse as they demonstrate innovative dedication to engaging their students in learning,” said President of the La Crosse Public Education Foundation Board of Directors, Heidi Odegaard. “We’re grateful for the community support that makes these projects possible and helps to give La Crosse public school students access to enhanced educational experiences at every grade level in our district.”

Make a positive impact – support garden-based learning!