Teaching Moments

December 2010
FoodService Director;12/15/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p8
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The article discusses how a vegetable garden at the Veterans Park Academy for the Arts, a K-8 school in the Lee County Public Schools District in Lehigh Acres, Florida, has been the impetus for a nutrition education program. The garden was established in 2009 from a grant from Hidden Valley, and is used to get students involved in helping increase vegetable consumption in the school cafeteria. Groups of students also receive weekly hands-on cooking lessons from Mark Wilson, the school's foodservice manager.


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