Spring Creek Elementary School: Santa Rosa

Garden Description: Spring Creek School has a wonderful garden that is used to teach healthy eating habits, gardening, and science. The garden was installed about 15 years ago and has been an important part of the school ever since. We have about 20 raised beds for flowers and vegetables, a butterfly garden, and willow dome, which is a popular reading spot for classes.

Every High School student at Credo High takes farming…beginning with Food Literacy (F), Herbal/food studies (S), Permaculture/Biodynamic studies (J), and Art as Seniors.

Garden Activities: Grow vegetables, Wildlife/pollinator habitat, Cooking or taste testing in the garden or classroom, Nature study, Fruit trees, Seed saving

Year Garden Was Started: ~2000

Location: 4675 Mayette Avenue, Santa Rosa

Garden Coordinator: Amy McIntosh, springcreekschoolgarden[at]gmail.com

SGN Grant History: Received training scholarship in 2014.

Last updated on 1/12/15