Posts by Denise Rowcroft

aerial view of Barnes Butte Elementary School in Prineville Oregon

Let’s Grow! New Garden for Every School Projects in 2024

The Environmental Center is thrilled to award over $17,500 to 11 schools to support garden-based education and…

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school garden in the sun

The Environmental Center Awards Over $23k to Central Oregon Schools and Organizations for Learning Gardens

The next time you pass by your local school or youth center, take a look to see…

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Stories from the Garden: Fall 2022

Although the garden is currently under a blanket of snow, Denise and Adrienne (along with volunteers, parents,…

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5 Things to do This Thanksgiving to Honor Indigenous Heritage

It’s the week of Thanksgiving… …which has many of us wondering how, and if, we should still…

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2022 Garden Grant Projects

The Environmental Center is thrilled to award over $23,000 to 20 schools and organizations to fund a…

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Redmond School Gardens Update

Thanks to last summer’s successful fundraising campaign, we’ve been working hard to support school garden efforts in…

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Garden for Every School Program Announces Local Garden Grants Available

The Environmental Center’s Garden for Every School Program announces their annual garden grants are available. The goal…

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Soil Health for School Gardens Workshop Recap and Resources

Soil Health for School Garden Workshop Recap Last month we held an in-person Garden Educator Network event…

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Garden Project at East Bend Boys and Girls Club

While the Garden for Every School team has been partnering with the Downtown Boys & Girls Club…

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Freshly harvested red and purple potatoes from Sakari Farm

A Week of Ideas to Engage with National Farm to School Month!

October is National Farm to School Month, and the theme for this years’ campaign, from the National…

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