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Green Our Planet Builds 100 School Gardens
Green Our Planet Builds 100 School Gardens

Building School Gardens In Las Vegas

In January 2017, Green Our Planet reached a new milestone: it built it's 100th school garden. And since January, the local organization that began in Las Vegas in 2013 has built nine more school gardens. By the end of May, Green Our Planet will be running the largest ...

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Green Our Planet and NDA Host Third Annual School Garden Conference

On April 30th, Green Our Planet held its Third Annual School Garden Conference, organized in partnership with the NV Dept of Agriculture (NDA), the Clark County School District, and Innvevation. Some 50 speakers participated in 24 talks, breakout sessions and/or panels while hundreds of teachers, administrators, chefs and volunteers attended. Keynote speakers Rick Sherman ...

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Green Our Planet Completes STEM Curriculum Training For Teachers

During three Saturdays in April, Green Our Planet and the KJS Family Foundation in partnership with Regenerative Edge-ucation offered three separate workshops for teachers at three local schools. The purpose of the 8 hours of instruction was to train CCSD teachers in how to successfully use Green Our Planet's Pre-K through 5th grade Outdoor ...

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Green Our Planet and Desert Oasis High School Partner to Produce Special Needs Garden Curriculum

Two years ago, a special needs teacher at Desert Oasis High School, Jennifer Davis, had a dream: to build a garden where her special needs students could learn vocational skills that would allow them to get jobs upon graduation. Not knowing exactly how to begin, Jennifer contacted Green Our Planet and asked if they could ...

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Green Our Planet Co-Founders Ciara Byrne & Kim MacQuarrie

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Desert Gem: Ciara Byrne and Kim MacQuarrie

Emmy Award Winning Filmmakers Create a Nourishing Legacy in Las Vegas by Founding the Nonprofit, Green Our Planet

By Marsala Rypka

Luxury Las Vegas, May 2015

Kim MacQuarrie, an Emmy-award-winning documentary filmmaker, and his life partner, Ciara Byrne, have always been interested in exploring different ...

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School Garden Conference in Las Vegas Largest Held in Nevada

School Garden Conference showcased growing city-wide school garden movement, spearheaded by local nonprofit based at The Innevation Center at Switch

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 16, 2015) – Green Our Planet (GOP), organizer of one of the nation’s fastest growing outdoor garden classroom programs, held its 2nd Annual School Garden Conference for Nevada educators at The ...

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Free Crowdfunding Org Wins CEA Award

January 7, 2015

LAS VEGAS, NV --- The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® has awarded a $65,000 grant to a unique free crowdfunding organization, Green Our Planet, which has just launched nationally. Green Our Planet ( is unusual in that it is a conservation organization founded by two Emmy-winning documentary filmmakers and also runs ...

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Green Our Planet, Three Square and CCSD Launch First STEM Garden Lessons Created for State of Nevada

Las Vegas—Two nonprofit organizations along with the Clark County School District (CCSD) launched the first ever kindergarten through fifth grade (K-5) school garden lessons on Wednesday, Oct 22nd, during an event attended by more than eighty Clark County School District teachers, administrators, donors, and sponsors at John S Park Elementary School in downtown Las ...

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Green Crowdfunding Site Would Have Saved Coolest Cooler Project $664,261

Thirty-nine-year-old Ryan Grepper’s first attempt to crowdfund his record-breaking Coolest Cooler idea on initially landed him not the thirteen million dollars he recently raised—but not even a single cent. In 2013, Grepper launched a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund his initial souped-up beach cooler idea and selected a campaign target of $125 ...

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