Help Our Gardens Grow! Vote for Explore Ecology’s School Garden Program

 In Environmental Education, Explore Ecology, Science Exploration

Explore Ecology needs your support! We’ve submitted an application to receive a grant to fund our School Gardens Program and are hoping to win either a $20,000 or $10,000 grant from Seeds of Change®, a certified organic seed and food company.

How can you help?

  • From March 31 through April 18, 2016, visit the Seeds of Change Grant website and vote for Explore Ecology’s School Garden Program.
  • You can vote once per day.
  • Once voting closes, the 50 organizations with the most votes will move on to the final judging phase and recipients will be announced around May 3.
  • Voters can also follow the conversation on Facebook and Twitter using #SeedsofChangeGrant.

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The Grant Program aims to enhance the environmental, economic, and social well-being of gardens, farms, and communities. The grants will be awarded to organizations like Explore Ecology that help support sustainable, community-based gardening and farming programs that focus on teaching people about food and how it’s grown.

The Explore Ecology School Gardens Program provides weekly hands-on organic garden lessons to approximately 10,000 students at 30 elementary schools in Santa Barbara County.

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Let’s keep our gardens healthy, alive, and growing and our kids happy! Vote for Explore Ecology’s School Gardens Program by clicking here. 

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