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Study Shows School Gardens Help to Prevent Nutritional Deficiencies in Children

By Phillip Schneider It’s no secret that kids in America don’t eat as many vegetables as they should. As non-processed fruit and vegetable intake have been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, and hypertension in adulthood, the importance of childhood vegetable consumption is becoming…

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Hospital Constructs Biggest Organic Rooftop Farm In Boston

With high rates of failing health and processed, fast-food consumption, there are some people making this obvious connection and doing something about it. This organization is guiding hospitals in the direction of fresh, locally grown, and seasonal food for patients. They’re even showing patients how to grow and…

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