Added by on 2016-04-11

With seed kits from AVRDC – World Vegetable Center, students at Baraa Primary School in Arusha, Tanzania learned how to produce their own vegetables and discovered why it is important to eat some vegetables every day. See what they have grown! The garden provides fresh vegetables for the school’s lunch program, and it has been so successful that some surplus vegetables can be sold, and the money used to buy new seeds. Video Rating: / 5 We created this video to help others see that gardening can be easy and fun. I started this project with little experience. I watched Youtube and went to classes and learned the basics to growing food. (Anyone can do this.) Please start with your Soil Health. Healthy soil; Healthy body. Remember we are always the student and the teacher. Be well friends, may you have courage to try. Our schools/Our children, need to know the importance of real food. —Real food for Life— A special thank you to our principal, Matt Young, for making my dream come true to teach ‘The Heart of the Matter’ in our school. Additional thanks, to Rachel Manus for following in Mr. Young’s pursuit to make our school innovative and lifting my spirit during times of adversity. Thank you to Arkansas GardenCorps for making all of this possible and Mercy Hospital for writing and receiving the grant from General Mills. Thank you to Ashlee Olson for managing the committee and my service. A Big thanks to Bentonville Lowe’s and Scotts Miracle Grow for most of our supplies. A great Big thanks to all of our students, teachers, and volunteers that supported this program and helped grow our garden. Thank you for the teachers that looked past my exterior and loved me for my message and effort. Thank you so […]

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