Green Our Planet is a 501(c)3 nonprofit conservation organization that runs the largest and one of the most comprehensive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) school garden programs in the United States. The program’s mission is to increase student academic performance in STEAM subjects as well as to conserve and protect the environment through project-based STEAM education, which includes nutrition, financial literacy, and conservation education in PreK-12 schools.
Green Our Planet believes that
- A well-run school garden program can transform a school or an entire school district’s culture
- Learning to take care of a school garden is the first step in learning to take care of the planet
- School gardens are a great way to reconnect students to the wonders of nature
- Every child should learn where their food comes from
Green Our Planet is incorporated in the State of Nevada as a nonprofit organization and is approved as a 501(c)(3) organization by the IRS.