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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 […]


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 […]


Get the know our Summer 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 […]


Get the know our Summer 2016 Office Interns! Sophie Glass Tell us about yourself: Originally from Marietta, Georgia, I currently attend school at the University of Georgia for Anthropology and […]

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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 […]


How Do You Grow a Community? Plant a School Garden Posted: July 14 By Marlon Manuel Community gardens are kid cool, even during the swelter of summer. Summer tending of more […]

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CPF was a proud funder and supporter of this years Mayor’s Fund for London City Pitch program. On July 13th, our Executive Director, Leesa Carter-Jones, joined an expert panel of judges […]

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Grantee: New Foundations Charter School (NFCS) – Philadelphia, PA Project Title: NFCS School Composting Project Grant Description: Students have learned first hand what composting is, how they can do it, and the impact […]

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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 […]

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Captain Planet Foundation FoodCorps service member, Sumer Ladd explains her new initiative at a Project Learning Garden school: I’m hosting a “free farmers market” at Clarkdale Elementary twice a week in […]

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Grantee: Academe of the Oaks High School – Decatur, GA Project Title: Edible Forest Garden at Academe of the Oaks High School Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: About a quarter of an […]

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Grantee: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Inc. – Atlanta, GA Project Title: Lake Lanier and West Point Lake Floating Classroom Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) created an on-the-water education program in 2000 to […]

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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 […]

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