And We Have Coffee Grinds!

You’re probably benefiting from that cup of Joe in the morning more than you know – since one of the key components of compost to fertilize plants and produce organically, happens to be coffee grinds.  So we set out on a quest to find a source to save and donate their coffee grinds for our soon to be healthy, wormy, compost pile!  And a source we found. We thank the local Bean Hollow in Historic Ellicott City for their willingness to work with us on this endeavor.  And if Continue reading →

Breaking Ground

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.”  Plato So we began.  One small step at a time, sometimes fumbling, sometimes at a hare’s pace.  We began and still remain with the same vision and mission of building an educational greenhouse for our students benefit.  Whether it be for vocational purposes, therapeutic  or inspirational – we strive to provide an environment to teach, change, and improve.  With the mindset that all children deserve a chance to learn and be educated, we begin. Let’s get Continue reading →

YIT Celebrates Student Success

Peter and Ryan are powerful examples of what the NCIA Youth In Transition School has worked to achieve for many students since we opened our doors in 1994.