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National Green Week Kicks Off in Just 1 Month!

Can you believe it? The kickoff for the largest K-12 sustainability education campaign in the nation is just one month away! National Green Week, GEF’s flagship program, has certainly grown over the years. In 2014 we expect the most participation … Continue reading

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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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The Green Thumb Challenge $5000 Grant Deadline is Sept 30!

Calling all school and youth gardens! Don’t forget to submit your application to GEF (service@greeneducationfoundation.org) by September 30 to be eligible to win a $5000 grant to keep your garden growing!

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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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School Gardens – Plant, Water & Learn!

A significant goal of the Green Education Foundation (GEF) is to promote creative and effective ways for schools and teachers to shrink nature deficit by incorporating the outdoors into their existing curricula. One great ways to get kids more connected … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Arbor Day – April 27, 2012

It’s time to start planning for a greener future and celebrate nature by planting trees for National Arbor Day!  The first Arbor Day celebration was started by J. Sterling Morton in Nebraska in 1872. Morton spent years advocating for the planting of … Continue reading

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