By Su Lok, Corporate and Community Partnerships, ScottsMiracle-Gro
On a cold January weekend in 2018, 17 high school freshmen began their journey as the pilot class of The Legacy Project. This group of ninth graders was gathered at The Ohio State University for orientation into a new “grit-focused” youth empowerment program, sponsored by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and The Hagedorn Legacy Foundation.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation discusses impact community gardens are having on youth across America
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Hosted by the award-winning Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, the We Dig Ohio! Garden Summit is focused on growing the next generation of gardeners and will provide valuable information on community gardening and urban agriculture. Partner organization, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, will share insights learned from their GRO1000 program and work with hundreds of garden groups across the country.