Setting Up School Gardens

Where children grow vegetables and fruits that are used in the preparation of healthy school meals. In the school gardens the pupils learn and experience the process from sowing to harvesting. The health and nutrition benefits of school gardens are numerous. With children’s nutrition under attack by junk food industries, school gardening offers children opportunities for outdoor exercise while teaching them useful skills. Gardens with fruits and vegetables can help revise attitudes about particular foods. Together with a healthy lunch program and nutritional education, gardening encourages more healthful food choices. Vegetable gardens let children taste the wonders of fresh food