Cooking from the Garden with Rita HeikenfeldSaturday, June 6, or Saturday, June 13, 9-10:30 a.m. Registration $10 per person.

Join Rita Heikenfeld and Granny for a hands-on cooking experience and tastings using garden fresh foods and herbs.  

Rita is an award-winning syndicated journalist, Certified Culinary Profession, Certified Modern Herbalist, author, cooking teacher, media personality and the founding editor of  

Rita is Resident Herbalist for Fox 19 Morning Xtra, Natorp’s, Earthineer and Granny’s Garden School. Rita is a former adjunct professor at The University of Cincinnati and can be found on Sacred Heart Radio. She has just been inducted into the Escoffier Hall of Fame for her work with herbs and natural foods.


 Summer Harvester Program

We had our first training session May 30.  95% of the gardens have been assigned.  We have a few here and there at LES/LPS.  This year, for the first time we have gardens available at LECC.  More informationOur next training sessions are Wednesday, June 3, 6:30-8:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 7th, 9 -11 a.m. 


Granny’s Kids Garden Club 

If you child is part of Granny’s Garden School at school, she is eligible to become a member of Granny’s Kids Garden Club.

The purpose of Granny’s Kids Garden Club is to encourage our students to take what they are learning in Granny’s Nature Gardens at school and putting it into practice at home and with their extended families.

Though membership in the club is free, parents must register for their children to participate in the after school and summer benefits of the club.  Club members will receive invitations to join Granny, her team and special guests in activities in the gardens after school and throughout the summer.

Each child will receive a birthday gift from Granny plus seeds, plants and other surprises to encourage gardening at home with their families.


Register your child today by sending an email with your child’s first name, grade and birthday – to Granny.

New, seasonal, (March-November) part-time position: Garden Team Leader

 Most of our garden labor needs are met through high school and college students and different groups doing community service.  Our team leaders are trained to guide the volunteers as they do various garden tasks.  The right candidate for this position:  

  • Will have flower and vegetable gardening experience.
  • Have the flexibility to work an irregular schedule which includes weekends and a morning here and there during the week as needed.
  • Possess good organizational/ leadership skills
  • Internet savvy and familiar with Microsoft Office

The work is seasonal and only a few hours a week but we are seeking someone who can stay with us long term.  Interested? Respond to this email with you interest, experience and availability.

Granny’s Garden School |513-324-2873 | |
20 Miamiview Drive
Loveland, OH 45140



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