Healthy Day Partners promotes community health by assisting schools, school districts and the greater community with environmental and wellness education programs.  These efforts include providing guidance on school gardens and farms, waste reduction best practices, composting efforts and resource conservation initiatives. Learn more about Healthy Day Partners.Baby lettuce growing at Ocean Knoll Educational Farm



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Free Advanced Composting Workshop

Join us for one of our upcoming Free workshop at Compost Campus at Ocean Knoll Educational Farm.

All workshops are held at Ocean Knoll Farm located at 701 Bonita Dr. in Encinitas behind Ocean Knoll Elementary School (901 Melba Road). Bring sun protection and a reusable water bottle.


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San Diego Union Tribune
“Encinitas Schools Readying To Open Farm Lab, Cut Food Bill”

Program to grow crops for Encinitas schools’ lunches will teach students about agriculture, nutrition, ecology. Read more. 

The Coast News
“EUSD Farm Lab Starting to Take Shape”

The four bungalows sit atop a wooden deck, surrounded by what might appear to be to the untrained eye a vacant lot across the street from the San Diego Botanic Garden.Mim Michelove and Camille Sowinski will tell you that it is far from vacant.To the east, there are heads of lettuce that will help feed some 5,400 students. To the south, smaller gardens will teach those same students about water conservation and how food ends up from a local farm to your dinner table. A bridge will be built over an on-site bioswale, connecting the bungalows to the “amazing, lush outdoor education space,” Sowinski said. Read more. 

About Us

Healthy Day Partners was created by two Encinitas Union School District parents who saw a need to provide schools with sustainable programs that help students make informed healthy lifestyle choices. This nonprofit supports programs that engage students through school gardens, wellness and environmental education—empowering them to make responsible decisions about their own health and the health of the planet.

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