• “This is the most worthwhile learning that my 7th grade science students could have.  It is superb enrichment for our ecology unit and gives students invaluable hands-on experience.”

    Middle School teacher – “Sustainable Urban Watershed Education” project (students went to the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences / Swamp and Nature Park) / Small Grants
  • “Captain Planet has been pivotal in creating the best possible garden experience for our students.  Our students have been growing kale that was featured on our salad bar this month in the cafeteria!”

    Jena Branstetter, Teacher at E.P. Foster STEM Academy (Ventura, CA)
  • “If there is any demonstration of how students improve with collaboration … this was it!”

    Teacher regarding Project Learning Garden
  • “Your workshop this summer inspired me to add even more programs beneath our STEM umbrella!”

    Teacher after attending a SAGES workshop
  • “Besides teaching them to read, this might be the most important thing we teach them.”

    Holly Spring Elementary School Principal talking about Project Learning Garden and the benefits of project-based learning
  • “There are a million little things each of us can do to save the planet and pretty soon all of those little things will add up to a tidal wave of change.”

    Captain Planet
  • “Andrea (FoodCorps service member) has enriched our instruction and solidified the most engaging interaction with the students.”

    Teacher from Beecher Hills Elementary School – Atlanta, GA / Project Learning Garden
  • “We are thrilled to have been accepted into Captain Planet Foundation’s Project Learning Garden program. Thank you, Captain Planet Foundation!”

    Amana Academy – Alpharetta, GA / Project Learning Garden
  • “The additional science tools truly enriched our program and made a difference.”

    The Elizabeth River Project – Portsmouth, VA / Small Grants
Recent News & Events

Three Project Learning garden schools are featured on thenewsstar.com

Let it grow: Three schools get gardens Posted: September 16 By Bonnie Bolden How’s it growing? Students at three local elementary schools will get the opportunity to get hands-on gardening […]


Project Learning Garden featured in Simply Buckhead Magazine

Diggin’ in the Dirt Posted: September 2016 By Simply Buckhead There’s something about harvesting the crops they plant that tempts kids at Sarah Smith Elementary School (SRS) in Buckhead to taste […]


Southern Seasons Magazine features Article from CPF Board Chair Laura Turner Seydel

Feeding the Future Posted: September 2016 By Laura Turner Seydel / Southern Seasons Magazine We’ve all heard the saying “You are what you eat.” If you eat unhealthy foods, you’ll inevitably […]


Energy-saving stoves and Sustainable Fruit Tree Planting in Uganda

Grantee: Hands of Action Uganda – Kamapala, Eastern Uganda Project Title: Energy-saving stoves & Sustainable Fruit Tree Planting Grant Description: The Hands of Action Uganda project promotes sustainable energy-saving stoves in order to avoid deforestation in […]