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04.29.2016

12 ways the arts can encourage climate action Posted: April 25 By Anna Leach   Barbara Pyle, Executive Producer of Captain Planet & the Planeteers and Co-Founder of Captain Planet […]

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04.29.2016

Students use love of science & nutrition to help others enjoy healthier school lunches Posted: April 25 By Portia Bruner   A greenhouse and a school of fish are giving students […]

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04.20.2016

  Grantee: Emerson Waldorf School – Chapel Hill, NC Project Title: Emerson Farm Pollinator and Beekeeping Garden With a Captain Planet Foundation Small Grant, Emerson Farm was able to complete, connect, […]

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04.19.2016

  Grantee: Gowanus Canal Conservancy – Brooklyn, New York Project Title: Gowanus Canal: Clean & Green The Gowanus Canal is a polluted urban water way in Brooklyn, NY that is a Superfund […]

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04.18.2016

Telemundo Atlanta feature about Project Learning Garden and FoodCorps Posted: April 1 By Lara Carolina

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04.14.2016

  “ELK has taught me how important it is to conserve and protect the outdoors because the scenery and the enlightenment of being in nature is something everyone should be […]

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04.13.2016

Join National Geographic and the National Park Service in Washington, D.C., for the National Parks BioBlitz and Biodiversity Festival, May 20-21, 2016. Be part of this nationwide celebration of the National Park Service’s centennial […]

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04.06.2016

In September 2015, we began our second year as a FoodCorps Service Site. Working alongside educators and community leaders, our FoodCorps service members partner with Project Learning Garden (PLG) schools […]

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04.05.2016

Photo from CPF Grantee Something Good in the World On March 10th, over 50 philanthropists, athletes, and celebrities “flash funded” more than $14 million dollars of DonorsChoose.org projects. The funded projects […]

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04.01.2016

From Garden to Cafeteria: Students learn to grow healthy food Posted: March 30 By Sue G. Collins Budding gardeners in 50 Atlanta Public Schools are growing food to help feed the […]

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03.29.2016

7 Lessons In Persuasion From People Who Get Kids To Eat Veggies by Laura Vanderkam – www.fastcompany.com [Photo: Kelly Campbell, courtesy of FoodCorps] Trying to win over a tough customer? The FoodCorps knows […]

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03.17.2016

Two Way Street:  What’s it Like To Grow up as Ted Turner’s Daughter? Posted: March 12 By Georgia Public Broadcasting Read Article   After we hear from Jim Wallis, we’ll […]

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03.04.2016

Designing a World Where Environmentalists Win Posted: February 29 By Sarah Stankorb If you’re a millennial, you can probably fill in the rest. While the green-mulleted eco-hero didn’t actually bring […]