Yes To, Inc has just announced its Yes to Carrots Garden Challenge, which will help schools start a new garden or improve an existing school garden
Yes to Carrots "believes in finding fun and interactive ways to teach kids about the importance of healthy eating and connect with Mother Nature. Creating school gardens brings this philosophy to kids in a very direct way--giving them the tools to grow their own delicious food and learn about leading healthier lifestyles!"
The winner of the challenge will receive a Seed Fund Grant for $5,000, one-year gift of gardening supplies from the Kellogg Foundation, and a dedicated message from the "Garden Ambassador" Emmanuelle Chriqui.
To apply, applicants must submit a video or an essay explaining why their school should have a Yes to Carrots Garden. For additional details, click here or here.
Applications must be submitted by May 20th, 2010. The winner will be announced May 26th, 2010.