Fareway and Dole Packaged Foods starts second annual Learning Garden Contest

Fareway and Dole Packaged Foods, LLC began their second annual Learning Garden contest for elementary schools in five states to learn more about nutrition and science.

The contest will grant two elementary schools in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, with a Captain Planet Foundation Learning Garden and it will run until March 4. The schools also have to be within 20 miles of a Fareway store.

“Fareway is excited to partner with Dole and the Captain Planet Foundation for a second year. We are committed to supporting educational excellence, and the hands-on garden and curriculum is an integral part of the conversation when teaching kids where their food comes from,” said Jeff Stearns, Vice President of Marketing for Fareway. “We encourage every elementary school to consider entering for their chance at winning this great, free resource.” Read Full Article

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