Valley of the Sun Early Childhood Association receives the 2022 Gro More Good Grassroots Award from Kids Gardening @Kids_Gardening and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation @Scotts_MGro. The grant was awarded for the Mariposa Library Garden at Alhambra Preschool Academy, Alhambra Elementary School District in Phoenix, AZ.
The Grassroots Grants are part of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s larger GroMoreGood initiative, which aims to bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children by 2023.
In 2022, the following 150 programs received funding to start or expand their youth garden or greenspace. A total of $90,000 was awarded.