• EnrichLA’s student-tended gardens feed communities and ……/la-ss-slo-enrichlas-studenttended-…

    Los Angeles Times

    Mar 10, 2015 – Every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jasmine Lim, the EnrichLAprogram coordinator, … The Enrich LA garden at El Sereno Middle School. … doesn’t come from a bag,” she said, or trying kale for the first time — and liking it.

  • An edible garden grows at a school in Palos Verdes Estates ……/la-me-0916-edible-garden-20120916

    September 16, 2012|By Martha Groves, Los Angeles Timesmonths ago, in an effort to give back to the society that enriched him, he started Enrich LA.

  • Do parents let school districts off the hook by paying for basics?  by Steve Lopez, LA Times, June 10, 2014 “Tomas O’Grady, founder of Friends of King, has worked with other parents to install a garden, cover the cost of field trips, buy a power washer to cut through gum and grime, and deliver flowers to teachers. Test scores have jumped dramatically over that time. ‘There’s nothing I can do about the system and how inefficient it is,’ said O’Grady, who believes there are ‘too many suits and too few painters’ in the district. ‘But something I can do, and we can do, is lead by example, and we have succeeded.’” Read more: