GGS in the News



We’ve been enjoying some great press! Click on any link to read more about Growing Great Schools and our efforts…


Sarah Cody visits ShopRite in West Hartford and sees getCOOKing in action!

Growing Great Schools Will Offer ‘getCOOKing’ Classes in West Hartford, Bloomfield. Click Here

Meatless Mondays. Click Here

GGS Bootcamp @ WIP. Click Here

Healthy Harvest Brunch at Trumbull Kitchen. Click Here

PutterSchmitt Community Dialogue Fund established by outgoing West Hartford Board of Education member Bruce Putterman and Terry Schmitt.  Click Here

Growing Great Schools selected to administer PutterSchmitt Community Dialogue Fund.  Click Here

CT Deptartment of Education awards large grant to Growing Great Schools. Announced at Webster Hill Farmers’ Market: Click Here

Healthier school lunches on menu in West Hartford: Click Here

West Hartford News story on upcoming Culinary Symphony Gala: Click Here

“Chefs Do School Lunch” offers taste test to West Hartford community: Click Here

Chefs Teach Healthy Eating in Cafeterias: Click Here

“Chefs Do School Lunch” Event Offers Gourmet Cafeteria Food: Click Here

Chefs from Local Restaurants to Make Dinner at Hall High School: Click Here

Area Chefs Prepare “Lunch” at Hall High School on Thursday: Click Here

Growing Great Schools coordinates Farmer’s Markets at all elementary schools: Click Here

West Hartford Schools’ Farmers Markets Promote Healthy Eating, Sustainability: Click Here

Charter Oak Takes Part in National School Lunch Week: Click Here

Spring Farmers Markets come to all West Hartford Elementary Schools: Click Here

Duffy Elementary School’s Spring Art Show in the Garden: Click Here

Smith STEM School begins weekly salad bar with donation from GGS: Click Here

Great article about our Caribbean lunch: Click Here

West Hartford News story on Hall High School event: Click Here

West Hartford joins top 1% of schools in nation for nutrition: Click Here

CT Fox News story: Click Here

Front Page of the Hartford Courant about the Fiesta Wrap: Click Here

WNPR “Morning Edition with Ray Hardman”: Click Here

West Hartford Community Television “Life & Style with Sara” about Growing Great Schools: Click Here

West Hartford Times article covering Board of Education Meeting: Click Here

West Hartford Patch article about Nutrition Services & Chefs Move to School: Click Here

Examiner article about Recipes for Healthy Kids Challenge: Click Here