Success Story

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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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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Earth Week workday at Finch Elementary with Turner Broadcasting

Learn about Ranger High-Tech Academy’s Community-centered Growing Program April 27, 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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Congratulations to The Biome School in St. Louis, MO!

The Biome School

Congratulations to The Biome School in St. Louis, MO! April 20, 2019 The Biome School was a recent winner of a contest in their area sponsored by Dole and Schnuck’s Grocery Stores. We are celebrating The Biome School’s innovative approach to STEM instruction and hands-on learning. To maximize space in their outdoor learning lab, staff…

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12 Real Life Planeteers Making a Difference For the Planet

From petitioning schools to cut single-use plastics, to speaking out for the environment all over the globe, these young heroes are combining their powers to take pollution down to zero!   1. Hannah Testa Hannah Testa is the founder of Hannah4Change, an organization dedicated to fighting issues that impact the planet. An environmental activist and…

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Schnucks partners in donation of Learning Garden

by The St. Louis American Representatives from the Schnucks, Dole Packaged Foods and the Captain Planet Foundation visited the Biome School school on Thursday, April 11 to announce the donation of a Learning Garden. The Project Learning Garden program provides a context for multidisciplinary learning, ranging from nutrition and science to social studies, math and…

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Teachers Incorporate Project-Based Learning in St. Louis, MO at CPF workshop

Learn about Ranger High-Tech Academy’s Community-centered Growing Program April 11, 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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Welcome new PLG school Higley Traditional Academy

Learn about Ranger High-Tech Academy’s Community-centered Growing Program February 22, 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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Students Get a Lesson in Aquatic Ecology

McKean County Conservation District

Grantee: McKean County Conservation District Project Title: McKean County Boondocs’ Program- Streambank Stabilization Grant Type: ecoSolution Description: There over 1,900 miles of waterways in McKean County, Pennsylvania that have served as an essential piece of the county’s community for centuries. Because of their impact, the health of these waterways should be a top priority for…

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