7.15.2021 We are Hiring!

We Are Hiring 

Have you ever wished you could be a part of the GROW Team? Now is your chance! If you or someone you know is passionate about making a positive impact on youth through seed to table garden education this is the opportunity for you.  

We are looking to fill a Garden Operations and Greenhouse Manager position. We are also looking for a Garden Educator to join the organization.

Follow this link to learn more details about these positions. Please share with anyone you think would make a great addition to the GROW Team.
Open Garden Activities and Special Events

Join us at our upcoming Open Garden events. The gardens are producing so much.  You will also be able to harvest and take home your own garden goodie bag!  

Thursday, July 15th
8:30 -10:30 am
La Crescent – Hokah Elementary School Garden
Activity: “Pollinators in the Garden”
Special Guest Appearances by Principal Copp & Superintendent Martinez

Tuesday, July 20th
4:30 to 6:30 pm
Hamilton/SOTAI Garden
Activity: “Making Flower Bracelets”

Thursday, July 22nd
8:30 to 10:30 am
State Road Elementary School Garden
Activity: “Making Flower Bracelets”

Tuesday, July 27th
4:30 to 6:30 pm
North Woods Elementary School Garden
Activity: “We’re Going on a Weed Hunt”

Thursday, July 29th
8:30 to 10:30 am
Hintgen Elementary School
Activity: Bugs In The Garden & Beyond Bioblitz with reading of Worm McWorm and The Decomposers by local author, Nick Nichols.  Each family in attendance will receive a free copy of the book!

All events are open to the public and free of charge. 
Bring a friend for a relaxing and educational time in the garden.
Get your own garden passport to bring to the Open Garden events.  Your passport book along with GROW staff will help you complete garden “challenges.” You will get a GROW stamp of approval for every Open Garden “visit” or “challenge” you complete.  On September 10, 2021 bring your passport to the Great GROW Get Together at Pearl Street Brewery to get your own GROW t-shirt and entries into a GRAND PRIZE Drawing.  Earn one GRAND PRIZE entry for every stamp of approval in your passport!Each passport has a coupon for one GROW t-shirt and 2 adult tickets to the Great GROW Get Together to be redeemed on Sept. 10th, a $30 value for a cost of only $10 per passport!    

Go to for details.

All are welcome to the Open Garden events.  You do not have to have a passport to attend.  If you decide you’d like a passport they will be for sale at each Open Garden event throughout the summer.
Looking for Garden Volunteers

Are you looking for a safe activity for your family to do this summer?  We are looking for volunteers to help care for our school gardens.  No matter your gardening background or availability we have opportunities for you to get involved.  Go to our website to fill out the volunteer interest