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2015 Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the students at Covenant Day School in Matthews, North Carolina for winning the 2015 Green Thumb Challenge grant!

Covenant Day School in partnership with Philips Academy, and Mission of Hope International School (Haiti) will use the Green Thumb Challenge Grant award to purchase an advanced biochemical soil testing kit to run a university-level analysis of Mentha piperita growth within an 800 gallon greenhouse aquaponic system.

Read about their project here.

GEF received many grant applications from across the country. Congratulations and thank you to everyone who submitted an entry as every garden was unique and demonstrated the amazing things that happen when children are connected with nature! 

Be sure to read about the garden projects of all the finalists, listed to the right.