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Blog Category: Learning Gardens

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01.03.2017

Posted: December 23 By Ventura County Star “Don’t worry if they’re not perfect — enjoy the process,” Bonnie Atmore told a roomful of apron-wearing, glue-wielding, rice-spreading employees of Dole Packaged […]

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12.15.2016

Water and Life Lessons Posted: December 13 By National Geographic Online Dear Educators, Let’s Talk Water Have you and your students experimented with sprouting seeds in the classroom? Set up two […]

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11.20.2016

An Urban Gardener Who Grew Up to Be a Planeteer Posted: November 19 By The New York Times – Patrica R. Olsen Ain Chiké, 34, is an operations manager at the […]

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10.06.2016

New York and New Jersey Schools Team up with the Captain Planet Foundation to Inaugurate Project Learning Gardens Posted: October 6 By Outlook-12 UNION, N.J. — Union Assistant Superintendent of Schools Annie […]

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10.03.2016

What a successful summer! 3 interns and 5 FoodCorps service members In total, they visited 50 different schools 227 separate times Food harvested went to various people and groups Atlanta Community […]

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10.03.2016

2015 -2016 FoodCorps Recap: 5 service members 14 schools 28,818 student activities 339 pounds of produce harvested from school gardens served to students 22 taste tests 528 volunteers What the […]

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09.27.2016

Dole Packaged Foods joins Key Food and Captain Planet Foundation to celebrate Project Learning Garden at PS 354 The Jermaine L. Green STEM Institute of Queens Elementary School Posted: September […]

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09.19.2016

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 […]

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08.19.2016

Welcome back to school! Summer is such a brief window of time, and there are few days even during the summer when the school is completely empty. However, for most […]

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08.15.2016

Captain Planet Foundation received the Wings Across the Americas Urban Communities in Conservation Award for participation in the Greater Atlanta Pollinator Partnership (GAPP) coalition in recognition of providing pollinator habitat plants […]

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08.04.2016

Get the know our 2016 Summer Garden Management team! Valeria Lake Tell us about yourself: Greetings! My name is Valeria Lake, originating from the great state of Florida and coming […]

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07.22.2016

By Captain Planet Foundation Summer Garden Management team member Suzie Pope Frederich Buechner (Wishful Thinking) said that your vocation is found in the place where your greatest joy meets with the […]

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07.13.2016

Shanté Chaney Project Learning Garden schools: Garden Hills Elementary, APS Humphries Elementary, APS Feldwood Elementary/Pre K, Fulton What is your motivation to work with school gardens? I think that knowing […]