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In support of AtlantiCare’s vision to build healthy communities, Growing Green AtlantiCare addresses root causes of chronic disease by increasing consumption of healthy foods through the creation of access points for fresh, local produce.
The AtlantiCare Foundation provides funds through its Growing Green grant program to create and sustain community and school gardens. These gardens improve the nutrition practices of youth and adults through the growth of healthy, sustainable foods complemented by wellness and nutrition programming. In addition, the gardens beautify open spaces and promote collaboration and empowerment among residents and community groups.
To date, AtlantiCare’s Growing Green initiative has funded the construction of 76 school gardens and 21 community gardens in Southeastern New Jersey, collectively impacting the students and members of our community.
Currently AtlantiCare Growing Green is accepting applications from established community garden groups, 5013c non-profit organizations, for funding up to $250 to support their efforts and sustain their garden projects. Applications will be accepted from January 1-June 30, 2017. Applications & Guidelines for funding can be found HERE. For further details please contact a member of the Growing Green team at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Savor the Season with an AtlantiCare Chef Council Gift Certificate. Redeemable in any of the Chef Council partners, these Gift Certificates enable us to say “Thank You” to the chefs who do so much for us, and also ensure that our community continues to enjoy the freshest seasonal ingredients. Certificates are available in increments of $50 and are great gifts. Order Now