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10-04-16

REAL School Gardens is pleased to announce a $500,000 multi-year grant partnership with Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation to build elementary school learning gardens in North Texas and beyond.

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08-19-16

The Green Teacher Network and REAL School Gardens have merged to provide Charlotte-area teachers the tools and training they need use school gardens to help students succeed academically.

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08-19-16

Growing Curiosity, Wanto to give your kids a love os science or tech? It's easier than you might think. Amaya Hollins, 11, was feeling happy. Friends and parents had just praised her for a computer game she'd built for her Techbridge science and technology after-school program. "One day, I may end up being a software engineer," Amaya told everyone in the room.

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07-05-16

REAL School Gardens recently received a grant from Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) for $125,000 as part of Target’s ongoing youth wellness efforts. REAL School Gardens is a nonprofit that trains teachers how to use school gardens to improve instruction and creates learning gardens in low-income schools. With funding going to support building learning-gardens in Dallas and Baltimore, Target is one of the first companies to invest in REAL School Gardens projects in multiple regions. The nonprofit is currently launching a national growth strategy, giving companies the opportunity to invest in larger, multi-region CSR initiatives.

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06-28-16

REAL School Gardens has just received a $50,000 grant from Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) as part of their $15 million Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions for Communities grant program. REAL School Gardens is a nonprofit that trains teachers how to use school gardens to improve instruction and partners with companies to create learning gardens in low-income schools.

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06-11-16

WJLA coverage of Mary Harris "Mother" Jones Big Dig.

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06-11-16

Fox 5 covers Mary Harris "Mother" Jones Elementary.

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04-26-16

On a warm, overcast morning last week, Ketcham Elementary School received a very dirty makeover. Volunteers, along with a few older students, filled a half-dozen fruit and vegetable beds with soil, hammered a birdhouse into shape and set a pair of young fruit trees in place.

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