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03.29.2016

7 Lessons In Persuasion From People Who Get Kids To Eat Veggies by Laura Vanderkam – www.fastcompany.com [Photo: Kelly Campbell, courtesy of FoodCorps] Trying to win over a tough customer? The FoodCorps knows […]

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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 […]

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03.04.2016

Glenlude helps Captain Planet Foundation celebrate 25th Anniversary Posted: February 23 By John Muir Trust   Check out this awesome article highlighting the work of one of our grantees, John […]

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02.16.2016

We’re excited to be a recipient of The Aetna Foundation’s GoLocal: Cultivating Healthy Communities grant! Great interview with our Executive Director Leesa Carter-Jones on Coffee with America.

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02.16.2016

 ‪The Green Schools Conference & Expo (GSCE), presented by the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, and produced in partnership with the Green Schools National Network, is coming to Pittsburgh March 31-April 1, 2016, […]

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02.08.2016

“Let kids be the solution makers in their own world.” -Leesa Carter-Jones Awesome interview by Conn Jackson on his show Get CONNected with Captain Planet Foundation Executive Director Leesa Carter-Jones! She talks about […]

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01.27.2016

We’re incredibly excited to be in our second year with FoodCorps serves members. Serving alongside educators and community leaders, our FoodCorps members partner with Project Learning Garden schools to help […]

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01.06.2016

Grantee: Mobile Baykeeper Inc. – Mobile, Alabama Project Title: Fighting Invasive Species & Litter in Three Mile Creek With the help of grant funding from the Captain Planet Foundation and matching funds […]

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01.05.2016

Grantee: Ozark Natural Science Center – Huntsville, Arkansas Project Title: Science in the Ozarks Elmdale Elementary completed a two day Science in the Ozarks program at Ozark Natural Science Center. During Field […]

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01.04.2016

Grantee: Leonardo da Vinci Dolphin Yacht Club – Sacramento, California Project Title: Dolphin Yacht Club Solar Regatta The middle school Leonardo da Vinci Dolphin Yacht Club learned about solar energy and studied […]

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12.28.2015

Grantee: Clarkdale Elementary School – Austell, GA The Clarkdale Elementary School garden in Cobb County was part of the Captain Planet Foundation Project Learning Garden pilot year in 2012. With full […]

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12.17.2015

  Congratulations to the 5 Grand Prize Winners of the DOLE Packaged Foods, Key Food and Captain Planet Foundation Learning Garden Grant Contest! We had so many incredible contest entries, […]