Category Archives: Green Thumb Challenge

Announcing the Winner of the 2013 Green Thumb Challenge Grant!

Congratulations to the winner of the grant –Tappan Middle School (Ann Arbor, MI), the 4 finalists, and everyone who applied for the grant this year. We received over 150 amazing applications from across the country which demonstrates just how impactful … Continue reading

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August Is Tree Check Month

Written by GEF guest blogger Rhonda Santos, Public Information Officer, USDA APHIS Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program Teach children that super heroes aren’t just in comic books. Whether it’s a game of hide and seek, or a get away on … Continue reading

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Announcing the Return of the Green Thumb Challenge Grant!

Calling all schools and youth groups nationwide! It’s that time of year again – GEF and Gardener’s Supply Company are offering a $1,000 dollar grant to an existing gardening program through the Green Thumb Challenge. This award is designed to … Continue reading

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And the 2012 Green Thumb Challenge Grant Winner is….

Congratulations to Green Chimneys, the 5 finalists, and everyone who applied for the grant this year. We received over 200 amazing applications from across the country that demonstrate just how impactful gardening can be on the lives of students and … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? National Green Week Takes a New Themed Approach

National Green Week, GEF’s flagship program, has adopted a new themed approach to motivate a broader range of education-driven sustainability campaigns around the world. This year, schools, classrooms and youth groups are encouraged to focus on one of GEF’s six sustainability … Continue reading

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The Green Thumb Challenge Grant Is Back In Action!

Calling all schools and youth groups nationwide! It’s that time of year again –  GEF and Gardener’s Supply Company are offering a $5,000 dollar grant to an existing gardening program through the Green Thumb Challenge. This award is designed to … Continue reading

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