The Garden

The Garden at Pan American Academy Charter School serves as an intersection for a healthy lifestyle combining good eating habits and mindfulness. It provides an intentional and reflective space for students and community to come together.  The garden promotes community engagement and a commitment to healthy living.

The Garden will achieve the following:

  • Serve as a destination for the whole community to grow, maintain and harvest and take part in yoga and mindfulness sessions
  • Grow fruit, vegetables, and herbs in raised-bed planters that will be harvested by students and the community
  • Expand the variety of fruits and vegetables children experience, increase children’s fruit and vegetable consumption, and positively impact children’s present and future health
  • House objects that enhance relaxation, such as fountains and benches and serve as a space for meditation and yoga
  • Host a variety of activities such as  science lessons, gardening clubs, mindfulness groups, educational talks, outdoor yoga, poetry readings, small concerts, and group meetings
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