HFHK in the News

We've been making headlines!

Hockessin's Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids gets $10,000 grant from Tom's of Maine

Wm. Shawn Weigel, December 30, 2014 (in print on December 26, 2014)

Hockessin Community News


Healthy Harvest:  Local group helps establish gardens at schools

Wm.  Shawn Weigel, July 21, 2014 (in print on July 17, 2014)

Hockessin Community News


Vegetable Gardens Reward Colonial Elementary Students with Healthy Food, New Skills

Karl Malgiero, May 27, 2014

Delaware Public Media/WDDE 911 FM


Do-Gooder:  Her farm-to-school program helps win big grant

Betsy Price, July 10, 2013 (in print on July 11, 2013, in the Crossroads section)

The News Journal/delawareonline


Teaching a green thumb

Kelly Bothum, June 7, 2013

The News Journal/delawareonline


Brader gets grant to make garden handicapped-accessible 

Nicole Romeo, May 15, 2013

Newark Post


Farm to School:  Programs focus on getting students interested in planting

Carrie Murphy, November 1, 2012

The News Journal


Growing Together: School Gardens Help Kids Learn

Carrie Murphy, October 26, 2012 

Newark Post


Cool Weather Can't Stop Rehoboth Garden

Melissa Steele, October 17, 2012

Cape Gazette


In School for Deaf's Garden, Lessons Are Taking Root

Margo McDonough, February 19, 2012

The News Journal

Five School Programs Feeding America's Children

Danielle Nierenberg, January 25, 2012

Springer Middle School Serves as a Model for Garden-Based Education Across the State
Brandywine Review, February 2011

Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids - Growing Success
Jessie Keith, 2010
Learn 2 Grow

Forest Oak Elementary students dig into gardening
Adam Zewe, April 16, 2010



'Garden lady' cultivates a love for vegetables in schoolchildren
Hiran Ratnayake, April 4, 2010
The News Journal

Harvest at Forest Oak Elementary School
Adam Zewe, May 27, 2010

Our Newsletters

See how we've grown!  For Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids highlights from 2008-2013, please click here

Video:  25 Who Matter Series

Our Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Thianda Manzara, explains why she created HFHK, and how we are working with Delaware schools to grow vegetables.  Click here.