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Upcoming Grants, Awards & Contests

There are a lot of fun and amazing grant opportunities, awards, and contests now open that relate to school gardens, sustainability, health and wellness & more…. Check out the links below to find out how to apply for the ones that fit you and your school/students – deadlines range through this Spring. Happy applying! Scholarship […]

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Applications for the Children’s Garden at Swindler Cove Are Now Open!

New York Restoration Project is accepting applications for the Spring–Fall 2016 growing season at the Riley-Levin Children’s Garden in Swindler Cove in Upper Manhattan. Now in its fourth year, the program is open to community groups wishing to engage children and/or young adults in garden projects but may otherwise lack access to adequate green space. […]

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Campbell Label Will List GMO Ingredients

The Campbell Label, makers of the eponymous soup, Pepperidge Farm and V8, will become the first big food company to label the genetically modified ingredients in their products.  The new labeling will not be in full effect for another 12-18 months, but it marks a departure for Campbell Soup from other major food companies that have […]

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New Grow to Learn Website

Welcome to the new Grow to Learn Website! We’re so excited to launch on this new and improved corner of the web, and we hope that you enjoy exploring this space with us. We have lots of new functionality on the new site, and we’d like to draw your attention to a few spots we think […]

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Daffodil Give-Aways

Thanks to New Yorkers for Parks and their wonderful September 11th Memorial Daffodil Project, Grow to Learn has daffodil bulbs to give away to registered school gardens. We will be hosting a series of give-aways in early November. Registered schools are invited to pick up one bag of bulbs to take back to your school. Daffodils […]

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GrowNYC Pilots Green Beetz Health-Based Curriculum in 10 NYC Public Schools

Beginning in Fall 2015, GrowNYC will partner with Green Beetz to deliver the organization’s holistic food-based curriculum to over 300 elementary school students city-wide. GrowNYC will distribute and support teachers in implementing Green Beetz’s health-based curriculum to 10 elementary schools over the course of a one-year pilot in collaboration with Grow to Learn. Read the full press release. Green Beetz’ mission […]

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Grow to Learn Request for Proposals is OPEN!

The Fall 2015 online Grow to Learn Mini-Grants Application is now open and accepting proposals.    $500-$2,000 Mini-Grants for NYC School Gardens Opens: Monday, September 28th Closes: Monday, November 9th   GrowNYC, NYC Department of Education and NYC Park’s GreenThumb Division are happy to announce that Grow to Learn is currently accepting applications for Mini-Grants of $500 to $2,000 to […]

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