Our Mission

Seeds to Plate grows students' love of learning, healthy food, and nature through garden-based education.

our vision

Our program utilizes the natural world to give students a deeper understanding of their academic subjects while at the same time sowing seeds that can grow into global stewardship and healthy life choices.


What We've Achieved in 2018

  • Added 20 more lessons to the ones we created in 2016 resulting in over 90 lessons to share with other school garden programs.
  • Taught weekly lessons to 600+ students (90% of our total student body) connecting the garden to language arts, history, science, math, health, food literacy, water and sustainability, and art.
  • Day long workshops by 16 UCLA Pediatric Residents, reaching almost the entire student body
  • Cooking with Chemistry, by Chef Clemence Gossett of La Gourmandise Cooking School 
  • Provided technical support and seedlings to 14 school garden programs in Mar Vista and Venice.
  • Continued our annual training of 60 Master Gardeners from the UC Cooperative Extension about our Program and other school garden programs in LA. 
  • Mentored 12 UCLA service learning students and interns who were teacher aides in our classes, as part of our ongoing partnership with UCLA.
  • Continued our on-going partnership with The Gjelina Foundation.