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  • If You Are A Green School Champion, Make Time To Celebrate!
    Every step is worth a celebration when it comes to greening your school!  Make sure to take time to acknowledge your wins, no matter how big or small on the way to your goal!    more
  • Farm-to-Table With Indigenous Food At The STAR School In Arizona
    The students at the STAR School, an off-grid solar powered school serving Navajo students in northern Arizona are growing and serving indigenous food in their cafeteria.  Here are some of the recipes we enjoy!    more
  • Farmers Markets Nourish More Than Just Your Taste Buds: Why You Should Shop Locally
    On the list of things I love, farmers markets are at the top. To me, they represent the intersection of the bygone era of simplicity and the modern age of communication. A farmers market’s old-timey yet timeless character provides us with two the things we want--and need--most: friends and food.   more
  • Coffee: The Drink We Depend On Is “Endangered”
    Did you ever think that a drink that appears so abundantly is actually at risk of becoming scarce? Coffee, a drink that many of us enjoy on a daily basis is threatened. Not only is coffee an easy method to boost energy, but it is also a large part of different cultures around the world, especially in Uganda. Although the dwindling supply of coffee trees could potentially negatively impact coffee-drinkers globally, it will hit the local Ugandan economy much harder.   more
  • Your 9-Step Guide To A Planet-Happy Thanksgiving
    Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude and reflection, but often, we are so swept up in details and obligations that we forget to take the time to appreciate everything our Earth has, literally, brought to the table. With these 9 steps, make this Thanksgiving your greenest yet.   more
  • A Small Group Of People Really Can Create Significant Change
    “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead, American Anthropologist I didn't think a John Deere ride-on lawn mower could make me so happy. But there I was, gleefully watching a parent, Pete, load some of the 30 tree logs I had a dump truck place onto our ... more
  • Banding Together To Clean Up Gifft Hill School In U.S. Virgin Islands
    On September 6th, Hurricane Irma tore through the U.S. Virgin Islands, causing untold damage and devastation to once idyllic St. John and St. Thomas. Two weeks later, another Category 5 storm, Hurricane Maria, hit the Caribbean and caused even more destruction. Green Schools Alliance reached out to our member schools on the islands and got a response ... more

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