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San Pedro Elementary School

The garden at San Pedro Elementary School was built in Spring 2012 with the generous help of Tree People, LAUSD Facilities and Office of Sustainability, community members, and the Downtown L.A. Neighborhood Council. There are nine raised beds, a custom wooden walkway for wheelchair accessibility, and an outdoor kitchen area,

Mushroom Love!

Mushrooms were the order of the day at San Pedro’s garden this week, not only in our snack, but also littering the garden as a result of the recent rain and good, rich mulch! The students loved hunting for the mushrooms and we were all happy to see them, even though they aren’t edible, since…

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Welcome to San Pedro Elementary Garden!

It was a lovely warm and sunny day to begin gardening classes at San Pedro Elementary last Thursday. This beautiful new garden is situated under a large oak tree on the playground, and is wonderfully accessible to all the students as they come out to play or eat lunch. The students seem equally excited about…

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SAN PEDRO ELEMENTARY GARDEN. HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE.

A few new improved design features make San Pedro Elementary garden a nice addition the school garden empire. There is a 4′ deck running right through the garden making it perfect for a wheelchair. All but 2 of the garden beds are within reach of the deck. There is an outdoor kitchen arbor ( still…

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San Pedro Elementary’s Kitchen!

With only two pairs of hands the kitchen at San Pedro Elementary was put together and put in place yesterday. EnrichLA makes it happen!  

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Eager builders at San Pedro Elementary

We went back to San Pedro Elementary School on Thursday to finish our custom built walkway for them, and to get the irrigation of the edible garden up and running. We were a bit concerned as to how only the five of us would be able to finish everything by ourself in the few hours we…

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Garden build at San Pedro Elementary!

Today we were joined by Tree People, Disney, USC Helenes, and De La Raza radio station for our garden build here at San Pedro El! Its been a great and busy morning, leveling our new garden space, digginf trenches for our pathway, and planting all typea of trees around this playground! Its so great to…

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San Pedro Garden Build Day March 24th!

On Saturday, March 24th, we will be at San Pedro Elementary School building a compost bin, raised beds, and outdoor kitchen.  We will also be planting fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers and installing a sprinkler system.  What a wonderful way to spend a warm spring day in Los Angeles, please sign-up to volunteer! Coffee, pastries…

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Asphalt comes out at San Pedro Elementary

Making room for a new edible garden, new trees, vines and ground cover adding about 4,000 sq.ft. of permeable surface to the urban school, Phase 1 of campus greening,  a partnership of LAUSD’s Facilities and Office of Sustainability, School Principal and Community members, the Downtown LA Neighborhood Council, Tree People and EnrichLA. Please check our…

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San Pedro Elementary School Garden On Its Way!

Here are some plans for the new garden and beautification project at San Pedro Elementary School!

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San pedro elementary. We will build a reading garden

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DLANC’s unanimous YES to the San Pedro ES edible garden

Last night the Downtown Los Angeles Neighborhood Council (DLANC), meeting at the beautiful historic Tower Theater at 8th and Broadway, unanimously voted to fund $5,000 for the edible garden project at San Pedro Elementary School. With this vote the DLANC reinforces it’s commitment to greening Downtown LA, an area of our city lacking in green…

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San Pedro

San Pedro Elementary School Garden The San Pedro Elementary School Garden is a proposed garden by EnrichLA. According to the Principal, most students live in apartments and therefore have minimal or no access to gardents.  The map below shows the lack of parks near the school. The following are demographics for San Pedro Elementary School:…

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