Conservancy Awards $42,000 Grant for School Gardens

Photos courtesy Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy PCGC-sponsored School Gardens manager Jill McArthur leads a gardening workshop for PUSD 3rd-grade students in the Huntington Library’s citrus orchards; many PUSD school gardens now have their own orchards.
Photos courtesy Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy
PCGC-sponsored School Gardens manager Jill McArthur leads a gardening workshop for PUSD 3rd-grade students in the Huntington Library’s citrus orchards; many PUSD school gardens now have their own orchards.

Pasadena Community Gardens Conservancy announced a $42,000 grant to the Pasadena Unified School District to underwrite the 2018-19 salary of a full-time School Gardens manager for the 16 educational food gardens located at PUSD campuses. These award-winning gardens help to improve family health and nutrition, enhance science education, and help increase parental involvement in the public schools.
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