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GROWING GARDENS: GROWING THE NEXT GENERATION OF VEGGIE EATERS AND GROWERS

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program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Mon, 07/19/2010

Last week on Locus Focus we talked about transforming school lunch programs into vehicles that encourage kids to eat healthy foods, while teaching them about the connections between food, health, and the environment. This week we look at a program in Portland that not only shows young people how to make healthy food choices, but actually helps them learn how to grow their own food. GROWING GARDENS gets at the root of hunger in Portland, by organizing hundreds of volunteers to build organic, raised-bed vegetable gardens in backyards, front yards, side yards and even on balconies, in low income neighborhoods on Portland's east side.  On this episode of Locus Focus, we talk with Caitlin Blethen, who manages the

41:36 minutes (38.09 MB)

 

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