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School Gardens Can Help Kids Learn Better And Eat Healthier. So Why Aren’t They Everywhere?

The case for garden-based learning in schools seems simple, even obvious, at first: What harm could there be in encouraging young children to connect with nature and learn more about the ecology around them, including where the food they eat comes from?But given the ever-growing demands on teachers’ time and the poor financial health many of the nation’s school districts are in, the obstacles facing the school garden movement in the U.S. are clear….click to read entire article at the huffington post website… [1]