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MLive | National nonprofit aims to put gardens in 100 Detroit schools

Tesla founder Elon Musk’s brother is announcing a $5 million initiative to bring food education programs to more than 100 Metro Detroit schools. Big Green, a nonprofit dedicated to building a healthier future for kids, is announcing an expansion into Metro Detroit, with plans to build learning gardens in local schools. The Learning Gardens are intended to […]

 

Crain’s Detroit | National nonprofit aims to put gardens in 100 Detroit schools

For nearly a decade, Kimbal Musk — Elon’s brother — has been on a mission to bring fresh produce to cities across the United States. In 2011, Musk launched a nonprofit program, called Learning Gardens, in 300 public schools in American cities. Part-playground, part-outdoor classroom, the learning gardens serve as spaces where students learn about the science of […]

 

Business Insider | Kimbal Musk — Elon’s brother — is leading a $25 million mission to fix food in schools across the US

For nearly a decade, Kimbal Musk — Elon’s brother — has been on a mission to bring fresh produce to cities across the United States. In 2011, Musk launched a nonprofit program, called Learning Gardens, in 300 public schools in American cities. Part-playground, part-outdoor classroom, the learning gardens serve as spaces where students learn about the science of […]

 

5280 | Kimbal Musk Doubles Down On School Garden Effort

In 2011, Kimbal Musk, co-founder of the Kitchen (and brother of tech giant Elon Musk), decided it wasn’t enough serving real, local food at his family of restaurants. So he launched the Kitchen Community nonprofit with the goal of “empower[ing] kids and their families to build real food communities from the ground up.” …

 

The New York Times | Kimbal Musk Wants to Feed America, Silicon Valley-Style

It’s easy to understand why some people in this town of soul music and dry-rub ribs don’t know what to make of the tall tech billionaire in a big white cowboy hat who has been opening restaurants and buying up hundreds of acres of land that used to grow cotton. Kimbal Musk, 45, got rich […]

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