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Partner Spotlight: Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

Partner Spotlight: Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship This summer, Big Green is supporting our Real Food Lab curriculum in Memphis high schools. We collaborated with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to create a curriculum focused on teaching students entrepreneurship skills through the lens of real food. NFTE works in 10 cities across the US to offer entrepreneurship-focused programs that […]


Farmer Tim: Organic Curiosity

Dear Farmer Tim, I’ve noticed that several of the local farms in my area do not label their produce as organic even though they do not use chemicals on their farm. Could you please explain what makes produce organic, and is Learning Garden produce organic? Sincerely, Organic Curiosity — Dear Organic Curiosity, Thank you for […]


Learning Garden Summer Herb Pesto

As we stop by Learning Gardens to check on the germination and growth of our summer seedlings, it’s exciting to see the herb gardens bursting with cilantro, basil, parsley, dill, oregano, and thyme! We encourage you to harvest herbs on an ongoing basis, which actually promotes growth and means more herb pesto for you! With […]


Meet Big Green Detroit

With their first six Learning Gardens officially installed and a spring planting season under their belts, we think it’s time to introduce our Big Green Detroit team to you, our community of supporters. Small but mighty, this team of four is making big things happen in the Motor City. After kicking off their very first […]


Community Member Spotlight: Scott Goergen

For the past year, Big Green’s Colorado and National teams have been lucky enough to count film maker, Scott Goergen, as a part of our community of volunteers and supporters.  Scott, the man behind e-commerce and digital media company, Penshire Media, has been working behind the scenes to help Big Green develop video content to […]