Added by on 2016-06-25

In 2012, Project CHANGE partnered with Davis Magnet Elementary School in Jackson, MS, to develop a comprehensive farm-to-school program through the use of the Teaching Garden as well as the reading orchard and other edible landscape. As a new approach in the fight against childhood obesity, a Teaching Garden links kids to improved academic performance because increased fruit and vegetable intake changes how students think about and consume food. The Project CHANGE Teaching Garden (originally funded by the American Heart Association with additional support from the Jackson Heart Foundation) aims to provide students with a comprehensive Farm to School program at Davis Elementary. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsFresh Ideas in Action #5: Nutrition Education with Farm to School99 Nomadic Women Learning Gardening & Nutrition with RAIN in Niger2014 GRuB School Students – Gardening How-To VideoStudents find joy in school gardeningThe Food Systems Project: School Garden-Based Nutrition Education ProgramPortugal’s eco-schools: Teaching food sustainability & nutrition (Learning World: S5E33, 2/3)

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