Grow Healthy Gloucester County

Part of FCHS' statewide school wellness initiative, Gloucester County's Grow Healthy project combines gardening with nutrition, physical activity, agriculture, and locally grown food projects that are fun, hands-on and support NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards.

Grow Healthy is a way for schools to...

FCHS: Family and Community Healthy Sciences.
  • Help kids eat more fruits and vegetables
  • Offer nutrition education, physical activity, gardening & agriculture programs to students, families, and staff
  • Connect With Local Farms
  • Serve More Local Foods
  • Photo: Students taste salads made with just-picked romaine lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes.Offer farm-to-school & nutrition trainings for foodservice staff

Currently, our project involves 3 Gloucester County schools, each of whom has created a personalized gardening and wellness project that will build a healthier school.

Our Projects

  • Aura School, Elk Township
  • West End Elementary School, Woodbury
  • Archbishop Damiano School, St. John of God, WestvilleGrow Healthy

Get more info on Grow Healthy:

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County