Colorado Farm to School Task Force member Andrew Nowak shares his thoughts about the importance of school gardens. See the RMC Health blog to read about how school gardens provide hands-on, experiential learning opportunities that change the way children eat.
See also the journal article Building Food Literacy and Positive Relationships with Healthy Food in Children through School Gardens, 2012. Nowak, Andrew J., Kolouch, Gigia, Schneyer, Laurie, and Roberts, Krista. Childhood Obesity, August, Volume 8, Number 4, 392-395.