2016 Carton 2 Garden Contest Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 Carton 2 Garden Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 Carton 2 Garden Contest Winners! The entries were inspirational and we want to thank every program that participated.

To enter the contest, students and educators designed projects re-purposing milk and juice cartons from their school cafeterias to build and enhance their school garden while engaging students in hands-on experiences and creating teachable moments focusing on environmental stewardship, sustainable packaging, and healthy living.  For the 2016 contest, awards included:

1 Grand Prize – valued at $5,000

3 Specialty Prizes for STEM, Sustainability and Community Involvement – valued at $2,500 each

5 Elementary Prizes and 5 Middle/High School Prizes – valued at $1,000 each

The 2016 winning programs included:

Grand Prize

Science Club Chargers, The Champion Theme Middle School, Stone Mountain, GA


STEM Winner

Kumeyaay Coyote Carton Creation, Kumeyaay Elementary, San Diego, CA

Sustainability Winner

Jardín Comunitario de Davis, Davis Bilingual Magnet School, Tucson, AZ

Community Involvement Winner

Tamaques 1st and 5th Grade Kindness Buddies, Tamaques Elementary School, Westfield, NJ

Elementary School Winners

Milk Carton Mathematicians, Chalker Elementary School, Kennesaw, GA

Second Grade Growers, National Teachers Academy, Chicago, IL

PS 32 Green Team, PS 32, Brooklyn, NY

The Living Classroom, Wylandville Elementary School, Eighty Four, PA

Let's Grow Round Hill Green Team, Round Hill Elementary School, Round Hill, VA

Middle/High School Winners

Garden of Hope, West Bloomfield High School, West Bloomfield, MI

Irrigation Team, Miriam School, St. Louis, MO

Thyme to Harvest, Montana School for the Deaf and Blind, Great Falls, MT

Crockett Cruiser, Crockett Middle School, Hamilton, NJ

New Voices Green Team, New Voices Middle School, Brooklyn, NY

For more information about this year’s winners, please visit the Carton 2 Garden Website at: carton2garden.com/inspiration/contest-winners/

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