We talk to Mrs. Charlie Wilder, A long time East Winter Garden, Florida resident. Hear about EWG’s rich and colorful history. The history of the community
Our First Podcast!
Seeds Of Potential Every person has potential. Whether it be your gifts, talents, something you would like to be good at, even trouble, there lies potential for enhancement. In our Seeds of Potential program, we equate seeds to one’s own talents, skills, and...read more
Last weekend (two weekends from now) our Work Study Program provided our landscaping services for our donors in Wekiva Springs (man I’d like a better way to say our donors) in Wekiva Springs. Sidenote…Wekiva Springs is beautiful. We took out...read more
Winter Garden is a place "where good things grow." But what exactly has been growing in the Community Garden? Join the Winter Garden Community Garden and Grow Orlando on Sunday, May 20 from 2:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. as we celebrate our new program: the...read more
How do you use plants to grow teens? At Grow Orlando, our learning model is simple. All of our young professionals in our program Learn, Earn, Travel, and Grow! (or, L.E.T. Grow!) into a new way of living. but what does that mean? In what ways...read more
Hey Orlando! You know, we're always preaching get action, so we wanted to give a shout out to the young men in our work-study program who work hard for sustainable lives while beautifying the Orlando environment. The hard work and perseverance they've shown this...read more
Healthy Eating - Uprooting Food Deserts Last Saturday, after we finished working at our work study site, I asked a couple of the students if they wanted to stop somewhere to grab something to eat. Knowing that their options had to be weighed, they prudently asked me...read more
Healthy Eating Habits can promote a Healthy Future One of the great challenges facing our society in the next century will be the allocation of earth's finite natural resources. How can we extract the healthiest eating habits with the limited resource constraints our...read more
Grow Orlando is pleased to announce that the Wells Fargo - Waterford Lakes branch has awarded $1,000 in funds to help support our mission! Wells Fargo banks offer annual scholarships to local non-profits that are doing exemplary work in the local community, and we are...read more
Improving work maturity skills through excellent service. Every Saturday, our students get to test their work maturity skills with part-time work, focused on landscaping and agri-scaping lawns and gardens throughout Central Florida. Grow Orlando's Work Study allows...read more
It’s been a blast running the Garden of the Tigers course, a subset of our Life Skills Through Plant Cultivation program, at Jones High School! Over a year ago, the school had a vacant greenhouse and uncultivated land. Through the collaboration of the ESE Department...read more
Special Thanks To:
Grow Orlando Inc.
449 Westpoint Garden Circle
Winter garden FL 34787