“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.
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
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.