I plant a seed and watch it grow. I have a garden, a place to go. A place to go when I am sad. A place to go when I am mad. A place that needs me to stay alive. A place I can run and hide. A garden is more than just a place for me to go. It's a classroom where I can learn and grow.
- Emily, age 13
Ground Works is a grassroots community development nonprofit with the mission to be the education and the networking center to grow opportunities for healthy neighborhoods and communities through school teaching gardens.