Learning Gardens? How can children benefit from starting
one? Learning gardens are like outdoor classrooms situated
in a wide open green space. It gives young people a chance
to receive hands-on experience with gardening. These gardens
not only bring young people together, it brings the
community together as a whole.
kids a chance to grow fresh organic produce they may not
have access to in an urban environment. Children are taught
to grow a variety of nutritious organic vegetables, such as
juicy red tomatoes, cucumbers, green beans, onions, carrots,
corn, chili peppers, sweet potatoes and more.
Organic Vegetables Are Important for Children
most susceptible to pesticide exposure in food because their
immune systems are still in the development stage. Studies
have shown that vegetables that are grown without chemicals
can reduce a person's risk of cancer, especially in
learning gardens is a great way to educate kids and adults
on the importance of good nutrition. Earth Saver Girl plans
to donate 10 gardens to various schools annually.
Additionally, Earth Saver Girl and volunteers plan to visit
these schools and help kids get their gardens up and