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Detroit Rooftop Garden Fed Diners and a Nonprofit

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The rooftop garden next to General Motors’ Renaissance Center world headquarters wrapped up another productive growing season. Now in its third year, the garden – thriving from the landfill-free facility’s compost – resulted in 815 pounds of fresh produce, 150 jars of honey, and $3,546.00 in donations to a community shelter located across the street.

Meet The Garden of Giving - 2016 Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser Winner

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Since its inception in 2004, the Pocono Mountains Community Fundraiser has grown to be the largest single fundraiser event in Monroe County, giving back more than $2 million to the community.  More than 480 community enthusiasts attended this year’s event, titled “Keeping It Close to Home.” Event founder, Diamond Sponsor and host Sanofi Pasteur once again covered all event costs. As a result, 100 percent of ticket sales and sponsorships directly benefitted the non-profit recipients.

Trevor Plouffe Inspires Action Team Captains During Second Conference Call of the School Year

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Joining the second Action Team conference call of the 2015-2016 school year, Trevor Plouffe stressed the importance of inspiring others to take active roles in their communities.

“From my grandparents to my parents, they’ve always been a big part of the community,” the Twins third baseman said. “Now, the Players Association makes it so easy to get involved.”

Action Team Captains dialed in from high schools across the country for the call and the Westlake High School Action Team of Thousand Oaks, Calif., was the featured high school.

Watch: Major Leaguers and Action Team Teens Spruce Up Blue Butterfly Village

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Forty-five Action Team Captains from Southern California joined Major Leaguers Trevor Plouffe (Twins), Rob Rasmussen (Angels) and Chad Smith (Rangers) in a project intended to help normalize the lives of troubled veterans and their families. The ballplayers and high school volunteers from El Camino, Newbury Park and Westlake spent much of Jan.

The James M. Cox Foundation Announces $1 Million Grant to the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Cox Grant supports Garden's Nourish and Flourish Capital Campaign
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ATLANTA, June 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $1 million grant to the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The grant supports the organization’s $50 million Nourish and Flourish Capital Campaign to support the expansion of gardens and facilities, elevate the visitor experience and strengthen operations for years to come.   

“Growing” More than Fish at Raza Island…

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Cermaq Canada’s Raza Island farm, located near the mouth of Bute Inlet in the Discovery Islands, is home for approximately 600,000 Atlantic salmon. The five professional farmers working at this site are known for technical skill and knowledge in growing fish and are amongst the best in the world at what they do. If you can grow fish, you can grow anything right?

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Cermaq Canada’s Raza Island farm, located near the mouth of Bute Inlet in the Discovery Islands, is home for approximately 600,000 Atlantic salmon. The five professional farmers working at this site are known for technical skill and knowledge in growing fish and are amongst the best in the world at what they do. If you can grow fish, you can grow anything right?

Home Depot Blog: Before they MET…

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Keith, Mark and Scotty don’t wear aprons, they work in more than one store, and they focus on putting products on the shelves rather than selling them off, but they bleed orange just like other associates.

They’re associates on the Merchandising Execution Team, and their jobs are to make our warehouse-like stores easier to navigate and products easier to find. But just as unusual as their jobs sound, their career paths aren’t what you’d expect.

Students, Colorado Rockies and ARAMARK Team Up to Create Sustainable Garden at Coors Field

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Colorado State University's Institute of the Built Environment teamed up with the Colorado Rockies and ARAMARK, the Rockies' exclusive food and beverage partner, to introduce a new sustainable garden at Coors Field, believed to be the first of its kind in baseball.

The GaRden, which promotes beneficial garden ecosystem functions, will provide ARAMARK with herbs and vegetables for use in Coors Field’s Mountain Ranch Club menu and build-your-own salad station.

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Demonstration Gardens Encourage Healthier Living

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We are on a journey to create a culture of health and wellness at Eastman. A project we are kicking off this year at the Kingsport site in support of this initiative is workspace demonstration gardens.

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