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Win a Learning Garden for Your Elementary School!

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 Key Food, DOLE® Packaged Foods, and the Captain Planet Foundation.

The competition is open to all schools (K-5) located in one of the five New York City Boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, or Staten Island. Schools must be within ten (10) miles of a Key Food store. Two (2) winners will be selected. One (1) grand prize winner will be selected to receive a media event hosted by our sponsors and a workshop or assembly facilitated by Captain Planet Foundation.

ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY November 12, 2019.

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!

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Project Learning Gardens Program includes:

  • Delivery of 5 easy-to-assemble cedar raised beds
  • Access to our online garden-based lessons, spanning content areas and grade levels
  • Materials and supplies to support PLG lessons and garden-based activities
  • Fully-equipped Mobile Cooking Cart to demonstrate garden-fresh recipes
  • 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 experiential science through authentic field investigations
  • Manipulating the environment to understand math in real-life applications
  • Recreating historical activities
  • Writing across all disciplines
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Key Food Stores Co-Operative, Inc. Founded in Brooklyn in 1937, Key Food Stores Co-Operative Inc. includes over 240 primarily member-owned and corporate grocery stores with $2.7 billion in annual sales. In addition to Key Food, these stores operate under various other banners including: Food Universe, The Food Emporium, SuperFresh, and Food Dynasty in all five boroughs, Long Island, upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. Please visit www.keyfood.com for more information.

Difference is key

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. For more information please visit dolesunshine.com or doleintlcsr.com.

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After submitting the contest form you will see a confirmation screen and receive a confirmation email.

Note: If you click the "Save and Continue Later" button this screen will give you an application link to copy and save for later use. You will also receive an email with the application link.

If you have problems completing this form, please contact tasha@captainplanetfdn.org. 

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