Burpee is now accepting applications for their “I Can Grow” Youth Garden Award, which is now in its third year. The “I Can Grow” program supports urban school and community garden in cities across the country.
For 2012 the “I Can Grow” Youth Gardenn Award will be presented to an established or start-up school and community garden. The garden must demonstrate a well-developed and staffed plan for a youth-oriented educational program that emphasises nutrition and food production, environmental awareness, social responsibility and scholastic integration.
Two grand-prize winners will be awarded up to 500 vegetable and herb plants, including Burpee’s BOOST collection, and $2,500 in garden supplies and other materials. To apply click the title of this post and you’ll be taken to a page where you can download the application.