Nurturing Minds and Greens at Our Schoolyard Haven

Lots of fun and leafy greens at the garden. Students have been spending time planting fall crops: rainbow chard, dinosaur kale, and cauliflower, among others. They have also been busy […]

VPG Update

This week we hosted a Free Breakfast celebrating Black History Month and the legacy of the Black Panther Party in different cities, even Richmond! Students enjoyed warm wheat pancakes, fresh […]

Verde Partnership Garden UPDATE

Recently, a lot more kids have been taking advantage of the garden to hang out during breaks and help us out with some garden tasks, which we’re really grateful for […]

Verde Garden’s Doctors Appointment!

Last week, we took a tour of the Verde garden with our resident doctor for the month, to learn about the team’s plan for the next few weeks and how […]


Help Verde Elementary Garden BLOOM! We’re calling upon our community to help us raise $30,000 to fund Verde Elementary Partnership Garden. With the funds we raise from this year’s Oakland […]

Verde Partnership Garden Young Update

Verde Partnership Garden youth have been learning about animal and plant science and helping the education team plant roots and greens. K-3rd are studying CA native ecosystems and the animals […]

Education Team Update

Youth are on break this week so our team has been doing a lot of infrastructure work & garden maintenance. The Richmond High team has been helping at the Verde […]

Learning about Richmond’s soil composition!

School Gardens Apprentices this week learned about what soil is made of and Richmond’s soil composition. Then we learned about seeds and their relationship with soil. We seeded corn, cayenne […]

Verde Garden Progress

At Verde partnership garden we have been tending to a patch of the garden that we hadn’t before. 3-8 grade cleared this space, seeded corn, lemon cucumbers, and sunflowers and […]

Spring is Here!

Verde Partnership Garden is so happy to welcome spring! We have been busy as bees, preparing the soil for planting, learning about plant parts, drinking tea, eating borage flowers. The […]