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Hydroponic School Gardens: How ScottsMiracle-Gro and No Kid Hungry Are Providing Fresh Food Options in Schools

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Clark Creek Elementary in Acworth, Georgia, is about to get an upgrade to its food pantry.
 
The school pantry feeds 92 kindergarten through 5th grade students each week, giving them a backpack full of food to keep them from going hungry over evenings and weekends when school meals aren’t available. Many of the kids take food home to feed younger siblings too. To date, the school pantry hasn’t been able to offer fresh fruit or vegetables; but that’s about to change.
 

ScottsMiracle-Gro and ProAmpac Win 2019 AmeriStar Award

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CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2019 AmeriStar Award has been presented to ScottsMiracle-Gro in partnership with packaging leader ProAmpac for their bio-plastic based design of the Miracle-Gro® Performance Organics™ growing media packaging, which made its commercial debut this spring.

ScottsMiracle-Gro’s Work to Repurpose 5 Billion Pounds of Green Waste Annually

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By Lindsay LaSala, corporate and foundation communications manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Over the years, we’ve been persistent in our efforts to find product solutions for gardeners that also benefit the environment. Green waste recycling is a perfect example of one solution we’ve found. 

BLOG | Tomorrow’s Water Stewards

Preparing the next generation to take on the task of protecting our water
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by Dr. Mark Slavens, vice president of environmental affairs, ScottsMiracle-Gro

Kids love water. They are drawn to it by some innate force––to splash and jump and play. Whether it was a rain puddle, or a park stream, or waves at the ocean, I watched each of my boys as they grew embrace the water with an enthusiasm and love that seemed deep within them.

NRPA and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Launch Nationwide Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz as Part of Gro More Good Initiative

New national effort offers local support to park and recreation agencies to promote pollinator awareness and education for children and families
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Ashburn, VA and Marysville, OH (June 13, 2019) — The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will launch Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz, a program inspiring local parks to host a pollinator BioBlitz event during June in celebration of pollinator month to raise awareness and community involvement in the pollinator crisis.

How Soil Can Create Sustainable Environments

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Cheddar visits Scotts Miracle-Gro headquarters in Ohio to learn about the science behind different types of soil...

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Planting Corporate Gardens: How ScottsMiracle-Gro Associates Are Spreading Their Love for Gardening

Associates plant and harvest corporate gardens for local food pantries, Support other companies in starting garden programs
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By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager

Gardening Gives the Kids of Migrant Workers a Head Start

Gro More Good Garden Grants lets kids get their hands dirty and teaches them about where their food comes from.
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By: Lindsay Warner, EatingWell

When preschool teacher Tonya Langston first asked the children in her Bowling Green, Florida, classroom where milk came from, their response was: "the kitchen." When she asked them where a banana comes from, same answer: "the kitchen."

Langston's students are young—3 or 4 years old—but because they're the children of professional migrant farmworkers, Langston and her fellow teachers wanted to teach them more about what their parents do, and why it's important.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Gives Kids a Head Start in the Garden

Foundation recognizes 2019 Gro More Good Garden Grantees with National Head Start Association
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Ten Head Start programs across the country will soon be growing something greater this spring thanks to a grant from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and National Head Start Association.

Video | Providing Safe Spaces for Children to Learn and Grow

Cambridge Community Garden connects post-millennial children to the Earth
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From healthy food access to social connectedness, gardens provide powerful benefits to communities, to families, and most importantly, to children’s lives. That’s why ScottsMiracle-Gro launched the Gro More Good initiative with a commitment to connect 10 million children to the benefits of gardens and greenspaces over the next five years.

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