Category Archives: Press Room

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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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10.06.2016

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

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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09.07.2016

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 […]

Categorized - Events, News, Press Room
Tagged - Laura Turner Seydel
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08.22.2016

How ‘Captain Planet’ Turned Kids Green Posted: August 18 By Jake Rossen / Mental Floss Sometime in the late 1980s, Ted Turner came to a conclusion about Scooby-Doo: It didn’t have […]

Categorized - News, Press Room
Tagged - Pollution
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07.08.2016

Nature Gen Recent Trail Activities Posted: July 7 By Blue Ridge Leader Thanks to a grant funded in part by the Captain Planet Foundation, The Nature Generation, along with Boy […]

Categorized - News, Press Room
Tagged - Press
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06.27.2016

Talk with Green Guy Posted: June 12 By WGST-AM/iHeartRadio Captain Planet Foundation Executive Director, Leesa Carter–Jones discusses the history of the Captain Planet Foundation, Barbara Pyle’s leadership, Project Learning Garden, FoodCorps, ecoSTEM Resource […]

Categorized - News, Press Room
Tagged - Radio
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06.16.2016

Summer care for school gardens Posted: June 16, 2016 By The Atlanta 100   After the last bell rings, who takes care of schools’ community gardens during summer? The staff of […]

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04.29.2016

12 ways the arts can encourage climate action Posted: April 25 By Anna Leach   Barbara Pyle, Executive Producer of Captain Planet & the Planeteers and Co-Founder of Captain Planet […]

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04.18.2016

Telemundo Atlanta feature about Project Learning Garden and FoodCorps Posted: April 1 By Lara Carolina

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03.17.2016

Two Way Street:  What’s it Like To Grow up as Ted Turner’s Daughter? Posted: March 12 By Georgia Public Broadcasting Read Article   After we hear from Jim Wallis, we’ll […]

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03.04.2016

Designing a World Where Environmentalists Win Posted: February 29 By Sarah Stankorb If you’re a millennial, you can probably fill in the rest. While the green-mulleted eco-hero didn’t actually bring […]