Feed a child a vegetable and she will be healthy for a day. Teach her to grow her own vegetables and she will be healthy for a lifetime.
Call it taking green to the extreme: Smart developers, entrepreneurs and non-profit groups are now installing community gardens in their developments and local neighborhoods, beautifying while enhancing social ties.
Gardens not only offer a chance for families and communities to engage in wholesome outdoor activity but also provide opportunities for people of all ages to learn to cultivate their own very local food source.
The Best in American Living article, “Building Community Through Community Gardens,” digs into the story. Read more…