The Mission of Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center is to connect and motivate students and families from diverse backgrounds through organic gardening, environmental stewardship, and nutrition education, empowering them to be healthy and active citizens. Our Vision is to reconnect students and families to the natural environment through food, education and community engagement.
Olivewood Gardens Board of Governors 2011
Dr. Mary L. Walshok, Ph.D. Associate Vice Chancellor for Public Programs, Dean of University Extension & Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego
This is the coolest place because you get to see what your food looks like coming out of the grounds. I see pictures in my textbook but this is the first time I have ever seen purple kale grow.
~Megan Knight, 2nd year culinary student at the International Culinary School from the Art Institute