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Grow Some Good Cultivates Curiosity With Pizza and Lemonade

May 15, 2014
Maui Weekly

World-class chefs recently led garden recipe workshops with more than 600 students from April 30 to May 2 in the newly expanded garden space in the heart of the Kamali'i Elementary School campus in Kihei.

Grow Some Good hosted the "Art of Pizza" workshop at Kamali'i Elementary School, inspiring students to top their pizzas with basil pesto, marinara, beets, carrots, zucchini, bell pepper and eggplant harvested from the school garden and additional veggies donated by Mana Foods.

Grow Some Good is a nonprofit community program dedicated to creating hands-on, outdoor learning experiences that cultivate curiosity about natural life cycles, connect students to their food sources and inspire better nutrition choices. In addition to helping establish food gardens and living science labs in local schools, the organization provides resources and curriculum support through community partnerships in agriculture, science, food education and nutrition.

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Kamali‘i Elementary School first-grader Kaleb Mathias juices local Meyer lemons while his classmates eagerly await their turns to mix lemon juice with school garden and locally grown heirloom kō cane juice at the Grow Some Good Lemonade Stand.

For more information, visit GrowSomeGood.org.

 
 
 

 

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