Vanderpoel School Garden with Gardeneers – Chicago Vanderpoel School Garden

Date grant awarded: April 2, 2018

Grantee Name: Dejah Powell
Project Name: Chicago Vanderpoel School Garden
Grant Location: Chicago, USA

Funding Partner: Fox

Project Description: The “Get Them to the Green” organization aims to foster a love for the environment with youth in Chicago. Through collaboration with Vanderpoel Elementary School and Gardeneers, a non-profit organization that provides school garden support for nearly 26 gardens in the Chicago region, the Chicago Vanderpoel School Garden project came to life. This project provides a space for students, teachers, and community members to learn about environmental education, nutrition and agriculture.