Little Growers staff school visits

Katie and Heather recently set up two of the new Little Growers projects with their growing equipment start up kits, helping the teachers and children get to grips with the irrigation systems and begin growing. Luckily the sun was out for both visits and the schools are now ready to grow and harvest their crops later on in the year!

The Little Growers Online Community

Little Growers Points!The Little Growers Online Community will now be coming into full effect as the children have returned from their holidays and start to get stuck in to charting their progress on their school area within the Little Growers Online community.  We have been working with our web designer to develop a points system that will reward schools when …

RHS Case Study

Little Growers recently featured on the RHS website in their case studies section.  The profile featured is one of our extremely proactive schools, Ysygol Gogarth in Conwy, Wales.  Jon Goodwin, the project co-ordinator is extremely proactive and has achieved great results at the school since Little Growers began. The school has a wide spectrum of activities involved with their growing …

Useful partnership sites

Here at Little Growers we have been busy building partnerships with other horticultural organisations and charities over the last few months.  These can be viewed on the website by clicking through to the Afilliates section. Coming soon to the Little Growers website is a ‘Useful Websites’ area where you can find sites to gain helpful information for your growing projects. Dig …

Little Growers reaches South Africa

Little Growers reaches South Africa The Little Growers concept has now been adopted in Soweto which is the biggest township area in South Africa. Pumellela Training center for the Handicapped, is the base for the new growing and gardening project in Soweto. The children are aged from 6 – 21 and there are approximately 800 pupils.  The launch day for …

Healthy Comfort Food for the winter months

Harvest time has arrived and autumn is well underway, so try the below recipe for a warming, comforting food that is packed full of their daily vegetables they’ve grown themselves. Smashing Vegetable Hash This quick and filling stir-fry with beans for protein and corn and squash providing colourful vitamins, it’s a good start to the day. It’s a bit like …