Get Growing!

Coming ‘ “The Get Growing Garden”
Sessions begin in June 2020





Get Growing Session 1: Hygiene

Thursday, June 25th at 9:30am & 10:30am

In collaboration with the Cedar Falls Public Library and Luann Alemao, UnityPoint-Prairie Parkway will be hosting the program ‘Get Growing’ in their garden area. There will be stories, gardening, food prep basics, and fun! For ages 6-12. Registration is required and opened June 4th. Ten spots are available. We highly encourage all participants to wear masks.

Get Growing Session 2: Heart Healthy
July 9th at 9:30am & 10:30am

Get Growing Session 3: Backyard Bugs
July 23rd at 9:30am & 10:30am


Do you want your child to have a fun summer experience by learning to grow, prepare, and cook a nutritious meal? Then your kids need to attend Ready, Set, Grow!

By enrolling your child in the Unity Point Health program, they will have the opportunity to learn about gardening, agriculture, and healthy food preparation. Children will get to learn hands on skills about planting, watering, and weeding a garden. They will then learn how to prepare healthy recipes using they food they’ve grown, as well as the importance of healthy eating for life. This is a fun summer experience you won’t want them to miss out on!

Hosted by Unity Point Health Pediatric health experts along with food and nutrition educator, Luann Alemao, this class will allow childr

en to explore the importance of healthy eating is a Blue This course is a day camp which runs from June to the Fall Harvest party .

Sessions are scheduled for 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – noon

Visit to learn more and find registration information. The program is made possible by generous contributions from the Allen Foundation, Cedar Falls Lions Club and the Cedar Falls Public Library.


Download a flyer here.  get Growing flyer