Fulton County Schools are Contributing Giving Gardens!

Project Giving Gardens: Fulton County Schools Gardens south of the city are joining the effort to fight food insecurity for Fulton County families! Oakley Elementary School Oakley Elementary School will soon be bursting with hues and textures! Beds are filled with a variety of tasty Summer-loving plants, including corn, beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, and greens. … 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

Project Giving Gardens: Cultivating school gardens and feeding families in need

If you didn’t catch it live this past Sunday, please watch the WSBTV “People 2 People” story about how Captain Planet Foundation has teamed up with Food Well Alliance and Atlanta Community Food Bank to cultivate, plant, and distribute fresh food from CPF’s metro-Atlanta school gardens and FWA’s community gardens. This food is being provided … Read more

Preschoolers win fight to sell their homegrown fruits and veggies!

by Ty Tagami / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution We want to send a huge wave of congratulations and appreciation to Little Ones Learning Center, one of our Project Learning Garden all-star sites. Wande Okunoren-Meadows and her team have been engaged in a long dispute with their local government to keep their farm stand open and available … Read more

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 … Read more

The application for Project Learning Garden 2020 is live!

The application for Project Learning Garden 2020 is live! The PLG application is open until January 31st, 2020. Educators, apply now and you could be growing by Spring! Already have a garden? Schools with existing gardens (not installed by PLG) are eligible for funds to expand or enhance their existing gardens. Schools in the following … Read more