Field reports from

Riverside Drive Elementary School

Beans beans the wonderful fruit…at Riverside Dr. Charter!

There are beans everywhere. Coming out of our ears. Drowning our sorrows away. Keeping our digestive track going. We did a taste test with a few of our peas to see if we enjoyed peas or beans more. Peas won by a long haul but most students said they enjoyed both. We have been harvesting…

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Riverside Garden loves that sun!

At Riverside Dr. Charter we are starting with the basics in each class. The first rotation began the year in an almost empty garden-which was great! we planted LOADS of beans to help bring nitrogen to our soil, sugar snap peas, and flowers. With the weather still being quite warm, we were not ready to…

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Parents help renovate the garden at Riverside Charter!

Riverside Charter has a wonderful beautification day! Parents helped renovate the existing garden¬† which is ready for garden classes!  

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Vermicomposting at Riverside Drive Charter Elementary

We had the most slimy wonderful garbage filled Vermiculture activity at Riverside Dr Charter Elementary. Mr Tim the EnrichLA compost guy lead all six 3rd grade classes on a worm bin building adventure. ¬†The 3rd graders were so inspired that they have continued to maintain the bins themselves, even collecting lunchtime waste to feed to…

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