• “This is the most worthwhile learning that my 7th grade science students could have.  It is superb enrichment for our ecology unit and gives students invaluable hands-on experience.”

    Middle School teacher – “Sustainable Urban Watershed Education” project (students went to the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences / Swamp and Nature Park) / Small Grants
  • “Captain Planet has been pivotal in creating the best possible garden experience for our students.  Our students have been growing kale that was featured on our salad bar this month in the cafeteria!”

    Jena Branstetter, Teacher at E.P. Foster STEM Academy (Ventura, CA)
  • “If there is any demonstration of how students improve with collaboration … this was it!”

    Teacher regarding Project Learning Garden
  • “Your workshop this summer inspired me to add even more programs beneath our STEM umbrella!”

    Teacher after attending a SAGES workshop
  • “Besides teaching them to read, this might be the most important thing we teach them.”

    Holly Spring Elementary School Principal talking about Project Learning Garden and the benefits of project-based learning
  • “There are a million little things each of us can do to save the planet and pretty soon all of those little things will add up to a tidal wave of change.”

    Captain Planet
  • “Andrea (FoodCorps service member) has enriched our instruction and solidified the most engaging interaction with the students.”

    Teacher from Beecher Hills Elementary School – Atlanta, GA / Project Learning Garden
  • “We are thrilled to have been accepted into Captain Planet Foundation’s Project Learning Garden program. Thank you, Captain Planet Foundation!”

    Amana Academy – Alpharetta, GA / Project Learning Garden
  • “The additional science tools truly enriched our program and made a difference.”

    The Elizabeth River Project – Portsmouth, VA / Small Grants
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Get To Know FoodCorps Service Member Sumer Ladd

Sumer Ladd Project Learning Garden schools: Clarkdale Elementary, Cobb County King Springs Elementary, Cobb Cooper Middle, Cobb What is your motivation to work with school gardens? I believe that school […]

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Atlanta Public School Students are Growing Veggies for their School Cafeteria!

Captain Planet Foundation’s Garden-to-Cafeteria Pilot has launched with great success in Atlanta Public Schools (APS). With the success of Project Learning Garden across over 50 schools in APS, the next logical step was […]


Our Project Learning Garden Team will present at this year National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

Our Project Learning Garden Program Manager, Kyla Van Deusen and Maynard H. Jackson High School students are presenting their great work with the Captain Planet Foundation Garden to Cafeteria Pilot at […]

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Barbara Pyle answers how the arts can encourage climate action

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