Making a Wave in the Caribbean!

Power to the Youth! Ocean Heroes Network, a partnership of Captain Planet Foundation and Lonely Whale, are inviting youth ages 11-18 living in the Caribbean nations and territories to apply for our first ever Ocean Heroes regional Bootcamp for the Caribbean! This free event will be held virtually on December 6 and December 11-13, 2020.  Young heroes … Read more

Ocean Heroes to the Rescue!

Check out these awesome features checking in on our 2018 Ocean Heroes and Young Superhero for the Earth Honorees, Dyson Chee and Steff McDermot! Click the images below to read the articles highlighting their work on fighting plastic pollution in our oceans! The Motivator: Uniting a diverse community of planet defenders Steff McDermot, a founding member of Sail for … Read more

Gardening for Good with Project Giving Gardens

Five young girls working in the garden

In the wake of COVID-19, we sprung into action with FoodWell Alliance, Atlanta Community Food Bank, and host of amazing funders to turn more than 100 of our Atlanta Project Learning Garden schools into a resource for fresh, organic produce for local food pantries. Seeking to serve students and families hit hardest by the pandemic, Project Giving Gardens has harvested nearly … Read more

New Virtual Student Guide for the Rocky Mountain Wolf Quest!

Staring into the eye of a wolf

On Nov. 3, Colorado citizens will be voting on a ballot initiative to require Colorado Parks and Wildlife to develop a science-based plan with public input to reintroduce gray wolves to western Colorado by December 31, 2023. But restoring a population that would serve as the arch stone connecting wolves from the High Arctic to … 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

The Captain Planet Foundation comes to the rescue by reviving over 100 community box gardens

Watch one of our amazing Project Giving Gardens farmers, Lelo Jones of Outdoor Fresh Farm plant tomatoes at Sandtown Middle School. Read Full Article Our Development Manager Ashley Rouse and Fred Conrad of the Atlanta Community Food Bank explain Project Giving Gardens, the program we’ve created with Food Well Alliance. You can join us in getting fresh fruits and vegetables to Atlanta families … Read more