EnrichLA is a community wellness non-profit organization that builds edible gardens and green spaces in local schools, with a particular focus on low-income and underserved neighborhoods of Los Angeles.  Since 2011 EnrichLA has built over 70 school gardens all across Los Angeles, ranging from 1 acre wildlands habitats and farms, to reading gardens or small raised beds.

Peas and spinach at Hollenbeck Middle School
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With the help of a few rainstorms, peas and spinach have begun sprouting out of the soil this week at Hollenbeck Middle School. Inspired by the recent changes in weather patterns, the students learned about the seasons and the weather. Seasons are in… Read More

 
Name that Bug
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Who can identify this brownish bug hanging out on the tomato vines?  Wilton Place students found these guys a few months ago, and we thought we had them pegged as Assassin Bugs.  Now I'm not so sure... Could they be Squash Bugs?  Or Western Conife… Read More

 
Garden Love at Luther Burbank
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After my first week at Luther Burbank Middle School in Highland Park, I realized how beautiful the garden is and what an amazing space the students and staff have here.   A lot of love has been put into this space and a lot more love is headed its wa… Read More

 
Getting Our Greens at Kester
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                  The critics raved, "Two thumbs up!" For many of the students it was their first time eating avocados and spinach and although some may have been weary, ther… Read More

 
What a difference two hours and eighty students makes!
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MAJOR props to 4th and 5th graders who helped create this beautiful compost and mulch pile for the garden at Vine Street Elementary.  It took two hours, but we eventually went from this: to this:     and moved these:… Read More