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Grow Healthy

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...

Students taste salads made with just-picked romaine lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes.
  • 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
  • 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.

Grow Healthy

Our Projects

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