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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 […]

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10.07.2016

Grantee: Appalachian Forest Heritage Area, Inc. – Elkins, West Virginia Project Title: Watershed awareness through youth snorkeling events on the Monongahela Nati Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: Schools in […]

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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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09.07.2016

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 […]

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09.07.2016

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 […]

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09.07.2016

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 […]

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09.07.2016

Grantee: Groundwork San Diego Chollas Creek – San Diego, CA Project Title: EarthLab Investigators Grant Description: EarthLab Investigators is a nature-based STEM program that increases the scientific literacy of southeast San Diego students from Chollas Mead […]

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09.07.2016

Grantee: Wissahickon Charter School (WCS) – Philadelphia, PA Project Title: Pond Restoration at Awbury Arboretum Grant Description: Every year, the mission of the Wissahickon Charter School’s (WCS) 4th graders is to study water systems and watersheds as […]

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09.07.2016

Grantee: Community Christian Alternative (CCA) Academy – Chicago, IL Project Title: Mobile Aquaponics Laboratory (MALP) Grant Description: The Mobile Aquaponics Laboratory Project (MALP) is a moveable aquaponic system capable of monitoring water chemistry through […]