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Meet Dawn Mayeda of Sage Garden Project in Encinitas

Original article published in the SD Voyager. Nov 11th, 2019.  Today we’d like to introduce you to Dawn Mayeda. Thanks for sharing your story with us Dawn. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there. After graduating from college with a degree in Fine Arts, I thought the only way [...]

2019-11-13T15:30:17-08:00November 13th, 2019|

Sage Garden Project grant to help school gardens grow at Skyline, Solana Vista

Original article in Del Mar Times. October 29th, 2019.  Students attending Solana Vista and Skyline Schools are sowing the seeds for their futures with the help of a generous grant from the Sage Garden Project and The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation. The two schools have been selected to receive more than $6,000 each to put [...]

2019-10-30T12:08:42-07:00October 30th, 2019|

Encinitas food education group gets $375,000 Sprouts foundation grant

Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito also receive donation Original article in North Coast Current. October 9, 2019.  Encinitas-based Sage Garden Project is among several nonprofits in the Southwest that have received donations from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation, Sprouts announced Oct. 8. The grocer’s foundation has given $375,000 in multiyear funding to Sage [...]

2019-10-30T12:16:05-07:00October 24th, 2019|

School programs are cultivating interest in gardening

Original article in the San Diego Union-Tribune By Heather Holland Children and gardens have been a common theme throughout literature. From “Jack and the Beanstalk” to “Alice in Wonderland,” “The Secret Garden” to “The Lorax,” our storytellers have found beautiful and fantastical ways of emphasizing the connection between children and things that grow. In a [...]

2019-09-16T15:16:57-07:00September 16th, 2019|

Sage Garden Summer Camp – 2019

Distinctly different than school, we’ll tinker in the garden, dabble in the kitchen, enjoy art projects, and play outdoor games that might get messy and wet. It’s all quintessential summer fun, and you’ll find it right here at Sage Garden Project Summer Camps. Bella Mente Montessori Academy BMMA Garden & Nutritional Science [...]

2019-05-30T19:44:50-07:00May 30th, 2019|

From Chickens to Diabetes: The Roots of the Sage Garden Project

What does raising chickens have to do with preventing diabetes? The story begins on a farm in New Jersey, back around 1950. The young son, whose job was caring for the family’s chickens, learned the fundamentals of life first-hand – life cycles, weather, seasons, animal husbandry, medicinal intervention, pesticide pros and cons, ecology, conservation and [...]

2019-05-30T14:17:17-07:00May 20th, 2019|