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carrotoke:

Steve and Frank of the Southern Maine-based band band Seagrass sing Dave Mallett’s “The Garden Song”. For info on Seagrass’ upcoming gigs, take a look at their facebook page here

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OK - Let’s do this - Here I am singing to my Kale (not JJ, but tasty!) and asking friends to join in and support KGI - Roger is an inspired leader of this very creative cause doing good work all over the world - so grab a carrot and sing!! #carrotoke Certainly this is perfect for The Gawler Sisters, Bennett Konesi and Whiffletree (maybe for a chorus or carrot pulling worksong!??)

carrotoke:

OK - Let’s do this - Here I am singing to my Kale (not JJ, but tasty!) and asking friends to join in and support KGI - Roger is an inspired leader of this very creative cause doing good work all over the world - so grab a carrot and sing!! #carrotoke Certainly this is perfect for The Gawler Sisters, Bennett Konesi and Whiffletree (maybe for a chorus or carrot pulling worksong!??)

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carrotoke:

Members of St. Nick’s Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine have accepted KGI’s challenge to sing into carrots in support of KGI’s Sow It Forward minigrants program. Congregation members are not only walking the talk but singing it too by starting a food garden project on the church’s grounds which will grow food for the Scarborough Food Pantry. 

Here’s how #carrotoke works:

  1. Post a photo or video of yourself singing into a carrot. Tag with #carrotoke 
  2. Invite/tag 3 other fun-loving, carrot-crunching friends to do the same
  3. Make a tax-deductible donation to give healthy food gardens (and carrots!) to folks in need here: http://carrotoke.org/donate

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The IDEP Foundation is a nonprofit based in Bali - Indonesia. This spring it used its Sow It Forward grant to build new staircases into their permaculture demonstration gardens and to repair fish ponds. Each year, the gardens welcome over 1000 students including many with special needs and its important that they have safe access to them. 

(Source: kgi.org)

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Around the world, women are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. They hold nearly half of all jobs in the US but fewer than 25 percent of STEM jobs. Given this imbalance, KGI was very happy to offer a Sow It Forward grant to Vermont Works for Women this spring to help them teach young women how to build needed structures for their gardens like raised beds, fencing, a new picnic table and a bench. 
You can learn more about their program here http://kgi.org/fresh-food-summer-garden-project and here https://www.facebook.com/FreshFoodVT

Around the world, women are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. They hold nearly half of all jobs in the US but fewer than 25 percent of STEM jobs. Given this imbalance, KGI was very happy to offer a Sow It Forward grant to Vermont Works for Women this spring to help them teach young women how to build needed structures for their gardens like raised beds, fencing, a new picnic table and a bench. 

You can learn more about their program here http://kgi.org/fresh-food-summer-garden-project and here https://www.facebook.com/FreshFoodVT