Our corporate sponsorship through Mayo Clinic Health System is allowing us to continue to focus on growth and exploring ways to reach more children! Their dedication to the health and wellness of children in the area is appreciated.
Look for their booth at our Fall Festival on the Farm event on September 24th, 2016.
GRANTS AWARDED FOR 2016 GROWING SEASON
La Crosse Public Education Foundation awarded funding for supplies and materials for the gardens at Hamilton/SOTA and State Road School.
Gundersen Health System awarded funding for an expansion to the garden at Hamilton/SOTA School.
Walmart awarded funding to support Grow La Crosse programming for 2016.
Coulee Region Ecoscapes
State Road PTO
SOTA 1 Steering Committee
The Buildings and Grounds Department of La Crosse School District
Cheryl Anderson Family
ReNew Project/Habitat for Humanity
Deep Roots Community Farm
Farm 2 School
Coulee Region Farm2School (CRF2S) works collaboratively with Grow La Crosse on school garden efforts in the La Crosse School District. School gardens are an important component of a comprehensive farm to school program, and directly support the CRF2S vision: Coulee Region Farm2School strives to offer all Coulee Region students access to fresh, locally grown foods and educational experiences that foster understanding of where their food comes from and how their food choices impact their bodies, the environment and their community. Farm2School links lunchrooms, classrooms, farms and gardens to benefit students, schools, local farmers and our community.
~ Maggie Smith, CHES, CPST, La Crosse County Health Department
The School Nutrition Department of the La Crosse School District
The School Nutrition Department is pleased to work collaboratively together with Grow La Crosse staff to expand & develop gardens in the School District of La Crosse. Together, we are more efficient and can utilize resources effectively. We achieve joint goals of increasing the amount of garden produce in school meals.
~ Joni M. Ralph, RD, CD, Former Supervisor of School Nutrition Programs