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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 […]


Grantee: Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative – Alma, Colorado Project Title: Family Outdoor Adventure Series Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: South Park is a spectacularly beautiful location adjacent to the Mosquito […]

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For Mothers Day every student at Dana Elementary School took home milkweed plants they planted in containers from the PolliNation ecoSTEM® Resource Kits. The students also created garden themed cards for […]


Ted Turner receives Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award for Philanthropy NEW YORK (June 8, 2016) – Today, Forbes hosts its fifth annual Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy under the theme […]

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Leah Kelley Project Learning Garden schools: Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy middle school, APS Crawford Long Middle APS Grove Park Elementary, APS What is your motivation to work […]

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Sumer Ladd Project Learning Garden schools: Clarkdale Elementary, Cobb County King Springs Elementary, Cobb Cooper Middle, Cobb What is your motivation to work with school gardens? I believe that school […]

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Captain Planet Foundation’s Garden-to-Cafeteria Pilot has launched with great success in Atlanta Public Schools (APS). With the success of Project Learning Garden across over 50 schools in APS, the next logical step was […]


Our Project Learning Garden Program Manager, Kyla Van Deusen and Maynard H. Jackson High School students are presenting their great work with the Captain Planet Foundation Garden to Cafeteria Pilot at […]

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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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Students use love of science & nutrition to help others enjoy healthier school lunches Posted: April 25 By Portia Bruner   A greenhouse and a school of fish are giving students […]


  Grantee: Emerson Waldorf School – Chapel Hill, NC Project Title: Emerson Farm Pollinator and Beekeeping Garden With a Captain Planet Foundation Small Grant, Emerson Farm was able to complete, connect, […]

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  Grantee: Gowanus Canal Conservancy – Brooklyn, New York Project Title: Gowanus Canal: Clean & Green The Gowanus Canal is a polluted urban water way in Brooklyn, NY that is a Superfund […]

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