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Keeping our STEM Garden Growing with the PTO Fall Harvest Festival

Keeping our STEM Garden Growing with the PTO Fall Harvest Festival

(This article is re-posted from the Tri-District website, dated December 2, 2015) This past October, Atlantic Highlands Elementary School (AHES) hosted the annual PTO Fall Harvest Festival, which was held to raise funds for the AHES Tiger Patch Learning Garden. “Several years ago, the PTO took the learning garden program under its wing. As our(…)

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Check out our TED talk!

Check out our TED talk!

On May 10th, GoSprouts had the distinct honor of speaking at our local TED conference: TEDxNavesink at Two River Theater. The amazing team from TEDxNavesink pulled together a fantastic agenda for this year’s event with the theme of PLAY. Please check out our presentation as well as the other speakers; we were certainly in great(…)

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On your Mark, get Set, GROW!!

On your Mark, get Set, GROW!!

by Nancy Burton We are underway! Our garden started in early April 2014 after being awarded the Whole Foods Whole Kids Gardening Foundation Grant.  We were able to purchase all of our lumbar and soil.  Volunteers constructed our beds and filled them with soil.  I volunteered and planted seeds with all of the students one(…)

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Talk Turns to Play at TEDx

Talk Turns to Play at TEDx

Mary Ann Bourbeau, Two River Times wrote “Laurie Brekke, the cofounder of GoSprouts.org, also is on the bill. Along with organization cofounder Hope Hanlon, they created a learning garden at Atlantic Highlands Elementary School three years ago.” Read the full article here  

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GoSprouts.org: TriCity News says…

GoSprouts.org: TriCity News says…

We were thrilled to be mentioned in a recent article by the TriCity News as an example of how micro-organizing can lead to other great ideas. Here’s a quote from the article: “Take what’s happening up in Atlantic Highlands, a town this newspaper has long spotlighted for its potential and progressive community. As demonstrated at(…)

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GoSprouts.org Co-founder to Plant Seeds of Volunteerism at TEDxNavesink

GoSprouts.org Co-founder to Plant Seeds of Volunteerism at TEDxNavesink

by Stacie Carter “Let Nature be your teacher.” – William Wordsworth In 2010, Laurie Brekke and Hope Hanlon sat amongst a group of women, one of whom dreamed of starting a garden. Being mothers of young children, they loved the idea of getting their daughters’ thumbs green while also helping a friend. They reached out(…)

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GoSprouts.org Speaking at TEDxNavesink!

GoSprouts.org Speaking at TEDxNavesink!

We are so honored to have been chosen to speak at our local TEDx event on May 10th! Our little learning garden has been going strong since 2010 and we’re happy to share what we’ve learned from the experience with others. It’s going to be a great event and we’re looking forward to spreading the(…)

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