PLG Cookbook

Conceived and tested by FoodCorps member, Bang Tran, Captain Planet Foundation produced and published this wonderful School Garden Cookbook.  This book is full of easy, colorful, and tasty recipes you can cook right in your classroom with produce from the garden.  It also has wonderful tricks of the trade for doing tasting events with your … Read more

Research & Rationale

The work of Captain Planet Foundation has been shaped by seminal research about how children connect with nature and learn science; how people come to care about and prioritize the environment; and what factors affect one’s sense of hopelessness or empowerment in the face of challenges. Check out this key research and its impact on … Read more

Meet the Grower: Cole Ezeilo

Cole Ezeilo holding plan in front of tall sunflower

What school’s gardens are your working in to grow produce? Bolton Academy, W. J Scott Elementary, Peyton Forest Elementary, Fickett Elementary, M. Agnes Jones Elementary, Benteen Elementary, Kipp Strive Primary Are you involved with agriculture outside of our program? Not specifically. I’m more involved in social activism and justice, and this is what drew me … Read more

Meet the Grower: Jeanne Young

What schools are you serving as a PGG Grower? I service the Cobb County Schools and one school (Ford Elementary) has a community garden (Seeds of Hope) where I manage 19 of their vacant beds. Seeds of Hope has fallen into hard times as they lost access to water due to a dispute between the … Read more

Meet the Grower: Ashley Hicks

Ashley Hicks

Which PGG Schools are you serving? M.R Hollis, Perkerson Elementary, Sarah Smith Primary, Sarah Smith Intermediate, Wesley Academy, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Humphries Elementary, Mary M Bethune, Cliftondale, and Feldwood Elementary. Are you involved with agriculture outside of our program? Yes. I’m also the assistant Farm Manager at Thomasville Heights Elementary! What brought you to … Read more