ETF PM is proud to be working with Vertical Garden Services in order to sponsor Brookside Elementary School’s first Tower Garden. Tower Garden is a new, high-tech growing system that is ideal for schools, individuals, corporations, and the broader community in general.
AEROPONICS? HI-TECH GROWING IS ELEMENTARY AT BROOKSIDE!
Press Release, 4/15/15
In a special event on Wednesday April 15, 2015 at 11:30am, students and parents from Brookside’s Kindergarten will receive and plant a new aeroponics tower in the Brookside Elementary School organic garden, located at the campus on North Satinwood Avenue, Oak Park, California.
Students at the elementary school will try soil-less growing in a Tower Garden brought to the school through a corporate donation from ETF Portfolio Management together with Vertical Garden Services. From left to right: Denise Helfstein, Brookside PTA President, Mrs. Ahl, Brookside Principal, Debra Leith, Brookside parent and “garden lady,” Elesia Kreinces, C0-founder of Vertical Garden Services, David Kreinces, Founder of ETF Portfolio Management, and Dr. Anthony Knight, Superintendent of Oak Park Unified School District.
“This is an exciting new venture for Brookside which will enable students to try new ways of organic growing and to study the science behind the system,” explained Dr. Anthony Knight, Superintendent, Oak Park Unified School District (OPUSD). “These types of programs are part of our District-wide aim to further develop organic sustainable gardening in our schools to ultimately provide healthy, fresh and seasonal organic produce for our school cafeterias.