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.


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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