Mex 1 Coastal Cantina is supporting the Green Heart Project throughout the month of July by offering a cocktail named "Seeds of Summer" in support of the local non-profit organization’s school garden programs for the upcoming school year.
The drink is a seasonally-inspired, watermelon-mint margarita and will be available at both the West Ashley and Sullivan’s Island locations throughout the month. The cocktail will include local grapefruit mint from the Green Heart Project’s school gardens, grown and maintained by elementary school students across the Charleston area. One dollar from every drink sold will go towards the non-profit’s “Back to School” fundraiser, directly supporting its school garden programming for the 2018-2019 school year.
Additionally, the Green Heart Project will join Mex 1 at the on Friday, July 20th. Together with the Mex 1 team, Green Heart volunteers will promote the July fundraising campaign, educate attendees about their mission, and serve delicious margaritas.
About the Green Heart Project:
Founded in 2009, the Green Heart Project is a 501©3 non-profit organization that builds experiential learning projects and school garden programs in the Charleston area. With a high value placed on health, education and community, the Green Heart Project pairs local volunteers with students to maintain school gardens while teaching academic standards, food & nutrition and interpersonal skills. The Green Heart Project currently reaches over 1,200 students across six school sites. For more information on how to get involved, please visit our website at www.greenheartsc.org. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter (@GreenHeartCHS)!