Sustainable Business Network Member, Beverly Hutcherson of UW Health shares her experience in the Edgewood College Sustainability Leadership Program.
This project, in a New York City school, is an inspiring example of how schools, city government, and non-profit organizations can come together to engage youth in learning while accomplishing a real and meaningful project that will have far-reaching effects.
Accepting Panel Nominations for Sustain Dane’s Badger Bioneers Conference: Sustainable Schools Track
We are interested in highlighting projects that reflect the current status of the sustainable schools movement in Wisconsin. If you are involved in this movement and would like to share your work by participating in one of our panels described below please let us know by Friday, May 11.
The choices we make regarding the food our schools serve our children not only affects their short and long term health, but also the health of our economy and environment.
Our factoid today is in honor of the beautiful biking and walking weather!
The results are in… the student led Green Week at West High was a success!
Local action moves forward regardless of international struggles
Last night at the GROW Coalition’s Open Mic Think Tank Night we learned how one physics teacher and two student leaders, Tyler and Alex, are helping to shape and grow a new Experimental Garden Club at LaFollette High School.
We had the pleasure to hear Lisa Jackson, the EPA administrator address a full house at Union South.
Students in KEEP’s Wisonsin Energy Efficient Schools Workshop learn about the challenges and opportunities that face schools when they try to reduce their energy use.
Friday September 23rd was the second ever GROW Coalition Garden Tour.
Recently a friend forwarded me a link to the Cherokee Middle School Garden blog.
Toki Middle School lies in the Meadowood Neighborhood in the heart of Southwest Madison. Over the past decade, poverty has taken a strong foot-hold.
Last week I heard Kaleem Caire from the Urban League of Greater Madison speak about Madison Prep, a proposed public, all-male charter school in the Madison Metropolitan School District.
Did you know that there are 33 vegetable gardens at Madison public schools?
Last night a group of passionate individuals gathered for 3 hours at the UW-Arboretum to generate ideas about what students should be learning and experiencing to be sustainably literate.
On May 26th a new garden will be built at Black Hawk Middle School thanks to Fiskar’s Project Orange Thumb.
There are a number of efforts happening in our State in support of Educating for Sustainability ...
Sometimes small, seemingly inconsequential things are actually really big victories.
There is a lot of noise these days around gardening and food. Front yard gardens, roof top gardens, community gardens, rain gardens and, yes, school gardens. Well, what’s the big deal?