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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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Keep the Garden growing! Life Lab Inspires “Cool Season” Garden

Many believe that gardening is a late spring to early summer project however, that is not the case for all crops! With our last month of summer approaching, start preparing for your fall/winter harvest. These crops are known as “cool … 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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Where We Learn Matters… Add a Little Nature!

GEF’s guest post on the Center for Green Schools‘ blog is available today! Check it out to learn why it’s so important to make sure nature becomes an integral part of the classroom setting and curriculum. Read the entry here: http://bit.ly/M6T0MI In … 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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