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Green Education Foundation (GEF) is a non-profit organization that provides environmental education resources for Pre K-12 classrooms and youth groups nationwide. GEF believes that what is healthy for the environment is healthy for kids, and promotes learning opportunities that develop sustainable habits of environmental stewardship in children and their communities. GEF couples standards-based curricula with active participation, acknowledging that children learn best through hands-on activities that enhance their critical thinking skills.
Closer to Earth, (CTE) a unique non-profit engaging at risk youth in organic gardening, has won a $5,000 garden grant from Gardener's Supply Company and Green Education Foundation (GEF). The grant called on youth gardening programs from across the country to submit entries that demonstrated the impact of their gardens on the community.
The Green Education Foundation (GEF) is mobilizing millions of K-12 students to participate in the Green Energy Challenge -the largest school-based energy efficiency campaign to date, coupling environmental lessons with hands-on audits
United We Serve and the Corporation for National and Community Service has announced a special partnership with the Green Education Foundation (GEF) to promote the Green Thumb Challenge, the largest youth gardening initiative in history.