The Newman’s Own Foundation has funded Sweet Water Foundation’s Seed to Table Initiative. The Seed to Table Initiative works with K-12 classrooms to guide them through the entire process of growing their own food in classroom gardens to preparing healthy meals with the food they produce.
IBM has generously donated to Sweet Water Foundation to support the further development of Foundation’s innovative educational programing. The funding from IBM will be utilized to expand Sweet Water’s educational programing to reach more schools in the Milwaukee and Chicago area, as well as to further enhance the foundation’s innovations hub.
Wells Fargo graciously donated to Sweet Water Foundation in support of our educational endeavors in Milwaukee, WI. The generous funding from the company is being used to support an educational development committee, to promote research and development of miniature aquaponics systems, and to develop communications systems for the foundation.
The USDA has provided Sweet Water Foundation, in conjunction with the Milwaukee Teacher Education Center, with a project planning grant to create the Milwaukee Aquaponics Expertise Development Initiative (MAEDI). MAEDI seeks to increase the number of students interested in food science related career paths through development of an aquaponics learning framework.