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Hunger and Learning

by Tina Richins, 2013/14 GRuB School Student

How do you think food impacts my, or any child’s, learning in school? Does it even have an impact? Can food improve your grades? Your concentration? Your activity? (…read more…)

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It’s Marketstand Season!

The 2014 Marketstand Season has come to a close. We’ll re-open in late spring/early summer 2015. In the meantime, if you would like to inquire about produce availability, contact Heather at heather@goodgrub.org or 360-753-5522.

There are 2 great options to get your grub from GRuB this season. Beginning on July 2, you can visit us at the GRuB Farm where we sell our seasonal veggies, fruits, herbs and flowers each Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 pm through early fall. Cash, Check, & EBT accepted!

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Come One, Come All, to the GRuB Carnival!!

Thursday, July 31 
6-9 pm

FEATURING:
Carnival Games
Bubble Booth
Vaudeville Entertainers
Raffles & Mini-Auctions
Face-Painting & Balloon Twisting
Produce-Swap
Local Food Vendors
Local Artisans
Dunk Tank
And More…

Suggested Admission Donation: $10/family

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Need Gardening Help?

Are you looking for help with your first garden? Our GRuB School Students and Kitchen Garden Project staff recently completed a wonderful basic gardening video and it has some great tips for maintaining a healthy garden. We also have a summer-long workshop series that’s free to current & past KGP gardeners and only $5/class for the general community. You can view the full workshop schedule here and then visit our Events page to register.

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Another KGP Season Complete!

We’re officially done with the 2014 Kitchen Garden Project build season!! This spring, we partnered with families, schools, and organizations throughout Thurston & Mason Counties to build 60 raised bed home gardens, 6 container gardens, 5 institutional gardens, and one community garden. None of this would have been possible without the support of build volunteers, donors & foundations, our GRuB School students, and businesses who donated & discounted supplies. A special thanks goes out to the Boeing Employees Community Fund, Titus-Will Cars, State Farm Youth Advisory Board, the Freas Foundation, and Steve Prestin for making it possible for us to purchase a brand-spanking new work truck this year!

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Katie Gubbe Plants Seeds of Love with GRuB

Olympia High School senior Katie Gubbe has auspicious plans for her future. After receiving a full ride to The Evergreen State College, she plans to study agriculture and education, one day getting a Master’s degree in teaching.  “My goal is to teach at a grade school, working with little kids,” she said.