Healthy growth

Kids learn about nutrition through gardening

Posted: October 10, 2012 at 3:21 a.m.

FoodCorps service member Allyson Mrachek helps Owl Creek School second-grader Rachel Sello, 7, plant vegetables in the school garden. Gardening programs are growing, giving students hands-on experiences that go beyond scratching in the dirt to science experiments and cooking classes.

Imagine leading schoolchildren out of the classroom and into a garden.

Garden and Healthy Cooking Club

With help from FoodCorps and EnergyCorps members Owl Creek School in Fayetteville is involved in a Garden and Healthy Cooking Club. (By Jason Ivester)
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Family, Pages 36 on 10/10/2012