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School Garden-Based Nutrition Education The Riddle Elementary School Garden, Cavanaugh Elementary School Garden, Mid-Michigan Leadership Academy Garden and Willow Elementary School Gardens teach students about healthy eating and how to grow food for themselves. Students run the gardens, participating in every step from choosing what to grow and preparing the soil, to harvesting, cooking, and eating the food. We currently have 46 classes (1,062 students), grades K-8 enrolled for 1 hour visits each month. These Colorado girls are making a huge difference at their school. Check out a project they created and implemented through Caring for our Watersheds Ripple Effect Challenge. Saskatchewan, you Related PostsIntegrating Aquaponics with Garden Towers for Local Food Production: A Kahuku School ProjectFresh Ideas in Action #5: Nutrition Education with Farm to SchoolGrowing food with the Big Soup Share | Campaign for School Gardening | Royal Horticultural SocietyThree top tips on gardening for food | Campaign for School Gardening | Royal Horticultural SocietySEARCA School and Home Gardens ProjectSchool gardens are improving food security in Fogo island, Cape Verde

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  • Elizabeth Yeoman 4 years ago

    Such a joyous video, as well as informative!

  • multiworldleader 4 years ago

    Beautiful! This is a great idea and i wish my district would do this. it is very valuable for the growing children to learn these healthy habit. Thank you for the video.