Thursday, June 3, 2010

Moms Open Organic Vegetable Garden at Urban Elementary School

"When moms Theresa Franklin and Lisa Mann asked their daughters' kindergarten class where vegetables came from, the students answered, "The grocery store." Not only did these kids have no idea where real veggies came from, they were also set on one thing: They didn't like them.

Something needed to be done to introduce these Los Angeles city kids (and their parents) to organic living and a healthier way of life. So together, these moms embarked on a challenging project: starting a kid-friendly learning garden where teachers could work with students on eco-friendly projects -- and reap the benefits of fresh food in the classroom."

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