Posts by Avery Carter

North Freedom Elementary Receives a Learning Garden!

North Freedom Elementary

by Susan Endres / wiscnews.com North Freedom Elementary students filled containers with soil and dug in the dirt Tuesday, planting the seeds for a learning garden from which they’ll be able to eat next year. Fourth-grade teacher and project leader Cory King said he thought the open field north of the school would be “an…

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Harborcreek School Wins Learning Garden Award

Klein Elementary School

Harborcreek School Wins Learning Garden Award May 14, 2019 by Eva Mastromatteo / erienewsnow.com Congratulations to Klein Elementary School in Erie, PA! We joined representatives from Dole Packaged Foods and Giant Eagle Supermarket to celebrate the installation and planting of their new garden. We look forward to watching your garden grow! Read Article Posted in…

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AT&T and Target Volunteers Build an Outdoor Learning Lab

Volunteer Day in the Garden

AT&T and Target Volunteers Build an Outdoor Learning Lab May 8, 2019 April 30th in Dallas Texas more than 50 AT&T and Target employees joined parents and community members for a fun Earth Month garden workday. The group completed a “done-in-a-day” project creating an outdoor learning lab with the nonprofit organization Out Teach at the…

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Innovative Solution to Pest Control

Innovative Solution to Pest Control May 3, 2019 We are happy to welcome our friends at Hawthorn Hill Elementary School in Lee’s Summit, MO to the PLG community. With their powers combined, students at Hawthorn Hill teamed up to find a chemical-free, humane strategy for keeping critters out of their beds. Check out those cages!…

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Learn about Ranger High-Tech Academy’s Community-centered Growing Program

Learn about Ranger High-Tech Academy’s Community-centered Growing Program April 30, 2019 We are honored to be a part of Walker’s innovative EAST initiative and their fantastic community-centered growing program. Produce harvested from this garden will not only benefit the community inside of the school building, but this schoolyard goodness will reach families who benefit from…

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Educators! Join the Why I Teach Green Campaign

Dole Cherrydale Elem Greenville

In the Learning Lab #WhyITeachGreen campaign our module called “Life Science in the Garden” is free for the month of May! Participate by using these lessons to teach outside and share your experience with Center for Green Schools for a chance to win 2 window view bird feeders. For more hands-on environmental lessons visit our…

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PLG Teacher Grab & Grow

PLG Teacher Grab & Grow April 27, 2019 Saturday, April 27th  teachers visited the Captain Planet Foundation office in Atlanta to grab a flat of pollinator plants for their garden, a bite to eat, and a box of goodies for their classroom. Posted in Press

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