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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation's Hawthorne Social Justice Fund and Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Announce Funding of John R. Lewis Social Justice Fellows

Effort will support four fellows to focus on cannabis policy and social justice reforms.
Press Release

Port Washington, N.Y., February 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Hawthorne Gardening Company, a subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, today announced that the Hawthorne Social Justice Fund has committed to a multi-year sponsorship of the John R. Lewis Social Justice Fellows program within the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc.

Legacy Project Helps Students Navigate a Smooth Future

by: Matthew Herchik

Their connection is made possible by the Scott’s Miracle-Gro Foundation.

Through The Legacy Project, selected students receive individualized coaching, tuition opportunities, and hands-on career exposure.

“We like to call them ‘gritty kids,’ and so we take them when they start high school as freshman, and so again, we work with them over four years,” describes Su Lok with Scott’s.

After beginning five years ago, 2020 saw the first group of graduates complete the program.

Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz Campaign Continues to Advance Pollinator Protection With Support From NRPA and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation

Serving as essential components of community resiliency nationwide, local parks empower Americans to support pollinators
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ASHBURN, Va., September 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ — To help protect the local pollinators that are critical to our ecosystems and food supply, The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation are hosting the third annual Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz during September.

Bringing His Growing Journey to GroMoreGood


“From my first internship on a small farm, I was hooked.”

In college, Jeff majored in environmental studies with a concentration in sustainability and climate change. As his college career developed, he began interning and taking on apprentice roles at small farms and market gardens. He takes sustainability and growing to heart.

For one farming internship, he rode his bike 400 miles with everything he needed in his backpack in order to travel as sustainably as possible. The growing journey had begun.

Growth can happen anywhere

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Announces First Recipients of Its Water Stewardship Grant in Honor of World Water Day

Funding will support nonprofit innovation and programming aimed at protecting water quality for The Everglades and Long Island Sound, two of America’s most treasured waterbodies
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Marysville, Ohio, March 22, 2021, /3BL Media/ – Driven by the critical need to bring bold clean-water innovation to our nation’s most critical waterways, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today announced the first recipients of its Water Stewardship Grant––The Nature Conservancy’s New York Chapter and The Everglades Foundation.

Aaron's Story: Great Pay, Great Co-Workers and the Opportunity to Make the World a Little Greener.


The way Aaron sees it, there’s no better place he could be when it comes to his budding career as a process operator at ScottsMiracle-Gro’s largest fertilizer plant in Marysville, Ohio.

The relationships he has forged with his co-workers reminds him of his own family and that close-knit feel of the small community where he was raised. And for someone who chose to pursue operations versus a college degree and possible desk job, he believes he made the right choice.  

Free Produce Markets Build a Healthier Community in the Hilltop

By Lindsay LaSala, Corporate and Foundation Communications Manager, ScottsMiracle-Gro

There’s no fence around Highland Youth Garden. And that decision was intentional. 

The community garden’s leaders want to make it clear that this garden is open to everyone, even if the surrounding neighborhood has one of the highest crime rates in Columbus, Ohio.

“In our 11 years operating on this site, we’ve never had a problem in the garden,” said Shelly Casto, Highland Youth Garden’s executive director. “People are inherently good. And they recognize what is good and what is healthy. That’s why this garden has thrived.”

GMO Free USA Campaigns to Stop Scotts' Genetically Modified Roundup-Ready Grass

Press Release

UNIONVILLE, Conn., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — National nonprofit GMO Free USA has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s genetically modified (GM), Roundup-Ready, ProVista brand turf grass and seed. The nonprofit is calling on major retailers to pledge that they won’t sell the herbicide-tolerant GM grass.

Fighting Food Scarcity Amidst the Pandemic

Garden Spotlight: The Drew Horticulture Program

By: Michael Craig, The Charles Drew Transition Center Horticulture Program, 
GroMoreGood Grassroots Grant Winner

When the pandemic hit in March, The Charles R. Drew Transition Center, along with every other school within the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD), closed to keep students and faculty safe and healthy.


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