Aptos Middle School


Garden History
First Year: 2007
Before Urban Sprouts, Aptos Middle School had a preschool program that had a few raised beds on the site, but no school wide garden program. Two Aptos teachers, Ms. DeSnoo (special day teacher) and Mr. Perez (science teacher) were first involved with Urban Sprouts at the old Luther Burbank Middle School location and asked us to come work with them at Aptos. In 2007, the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) spent a community service days in the garden digging out the weedy first beds and using broken concrete to build them up, and the new school garden was born! In 2010, students collaborated with local artists to design a large mural that now is the backdrop to our family garden.

Garden Educator
Raul Hernandez
raul AT urbansprouts.org

School Address
105 Aptos Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94127
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