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We're excited to invite you to apply for a special grant to win a Captain Planet Foundation Project Learning Garden® through a partnership with Festival Foods, DOLE® Packaged Foods, and the Captain Planet Foundation.

The competition is open to all schools (K-5) located in the states of Wisconsin in the counties of Baraboo and Portage. One (1) grand prize winners will be selected.
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY September 14, 2018.

Captain Planet Foundation’s (CPF) Project Learning Garden Program offers schools strategies for building effective and long-lasting garden-based learning programs. Gardens provide a context for multi-disciplinary learning in subjects across the curriculum. See below for more detailed information on Project Learning Garden. Please complete the following application to the best of your abilities for a chance to win the Project Learning Garden Program for your school!

Click here to download or view the Official Rules.

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Project Learning Gardens Program includes:

  • Installation of 5 raised beds for veggies and a pollinator garden
  • 6 Lessons per grade level (K-5) aligned to common core standards and the framework for K-12  science education
  • Lesson kits filled with all supplies needed to teach lessons (3 per grade level)
  • Fully-equipped Mobile Cooking Cart to demonstrate garden-fresh recipes
  • Summer garden management program model
  • Online professional development for teachers

Students involved in school gardens benefit by:

  • Expanding their palates, taste-testing healthy foods, and learning about food origins
  • Engaging in authentic science field investigations
  • Manipulating the environment to understand math in real-life applications
  • Recreating historical activities
  • Writing across all disciplines
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Festival Foods stores in St. Paul and Minneapolis are owned by Knowlan’s Super Markets, Inc. The company, based in Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, owns six Festival Foods stores and two Knowlan’s Fresh Foods stores. Twin Cities native Lauri Youngquist, President and CEO, owns and operates the chain. Youngquist’s sister Marie Aarthun is also an owner.

Our goal is to deliver our customers an experience with remarkable service and an incredible selection of grocery products. That's been the Knowlan's tradition for over a century. And we do all this in stores that are easy to shop, in and out! We provide only the best grocery products, including a growing variety of all natural, organic, gluten free and bulk foods. With every day comes a new product or alternative that becomes available for us to satisfy our customers needs for the items they have on their shopping lists.

Dole Packaged Foods, LLC is a world leader in growing, sourcing, distributing and marketing fruit and healthy snacks. Dole sells a full-line of packaged ambient fruit, frozen fruit, dried fruit, and juices. The company focuses on four pillars of sustainability in all of its operations: water management, carbon footprint, soil conservation and waste reduction.

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