The November issue of NEA Today includes a nice read on student gardens. The article highlights a California elementary school that has adopted a pilot gardening program. The students are tilling the soil, watching seeds grow in the classroom, and eating the fruits (and vegetables) of their labor in the cafeteria. One of the big goals of the project is to get kids interested in eating healthy, fresh food at a young age to fight the problem of childhood obesity.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Around the Web blog.