First Tuesday Zoom Meetings
Our upcoming zoom meetings will be held on the following dates:
All meetings start at 3:45 p.m. and will promptly end by 4:30 p.m.
Please use this Zoom link https://zoom.us/j/91588711641 This is a recurring meeting so you can use the same link every time!
Teaching Garden Locations
Axtell Park Alt School
McGovern Middle School
Dell Rapids Elementary
Boys and Girls Club
Sioux Falls Lutheran School
Axtell Success Center
Holy Spirit Catholic School
Sioux Falls Christian
Ben Reifel Middle School
VOA- Access 180
Harrisburg North Middle School
Douglas Middle School
Demonstration Garden Locations
Mary Jo Wegner Arboretum
Hefty Seed Co./ Ag PhD.
Welcome Harrisburg North Middle School to the Ground Works Family!
Welcome VOA Axis 180 to the Ground Works Family!
Welcome Sioux Valley Elementary to the Ground Works Family!
Welcome EmBe South to the Ground Works Family!
Photo credits to Symmone Gauer, Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Ground Works is committed to providing innovative education resources to elementary and middle school teaching garden programs that inspire students, teachers, and communities. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, the non-profit, Ground Works, provides innovative resources and technical support to elementary and middle school teaching garden programs in South Dakota. Ground Works school teaching garden network inspires learners:
To excel academically
To practice the skills of being a great neighbor
To begin habits for personal wellness
To engage in environmental stewardship
Ground Works uses raised garden beds which measure 4'x10'x24", are ADA compliant, aesthetically pleasing, and ensure ease of access for both students and teachers. Ground Works partners with its own "garden engineers" who are trained Master Gardeners to develop high quality building plans and materials.