Seed to Harvest

Where Education Grows!

The Seed to Harvest school garden project helps children become healthy adults who eat their fruit and vegetables, know the basics of growing food, and contribute to a thriving community.

Founded in 2012 by Bennett-Hemenway parents (Kathy Cappellano and Maureen McMahon), the Seed to Harvest garden is an outdoor classroom for our students.  It boasts 10 raised planter beds that grow fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers all season long.

The garden is maintained through the efforts of students, parents and Natick community members.  Everyone is invited to get involved.

2018-2019 Seed to Harvest Board
Parent Representatives: Krissy Fernandes, Cydney Hodder, Andrea Judson
Teacher Representative: OPEN
School Administrator Representative: OPEN
PTO Board Representative: Kimberly Tonel-Wong
Seed to Harvest Volunteer Opportunities


  • The 2019 Ben-Hem Garden Season is About to Begin!
    VOLUNTEER NOW TO EXPERIENCE THE JOY OF LEARNING IN THE GARDEN WITH OUR BOBCATS!

    We are very excited to get the 2019 garden season going and we really hope you are too! The Seed to Harvest school garden project helps children become healthy adults who eat their fruit and vegetables, know the basics of growing food, and contribute to a thriving community.

    Founded in 2012, the Seed to Harvest garden is an outdoor classroom for our students. It boasts over 12 raised planter beds behind the school and a greenhouse and 6 more planter beds in one of the school's courtyards. Each year, students participate in a garden based curriculum, plant seeds or seedlings, help to maintain the garden, and harvest the fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers that are grown.

    The garden program is maintained through the efforts of students, parents and community members. Everyone is invited to get involved.

    If you would like to help out with the garden this year, in any capacity, please complete this Google Volunteer Form. NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY!

    Feel free to check out our Twitter page or the Ben-Hem PTO Website for information on our previous seasons. If you have any questions, please email seedtoharvest@benhempto.org.

    2019 Seed to Harvest Volunteer Form


    Posted Feb 14, 2019, 1:13 PM by Kristina Fernandes
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For more information about the garden, please contact us at: seedtoharvest@benhempto.org