Garden Activities Improve Children’s Health

“Does a school-based gardening, nutrition, and cooking intervention affect changes in metabolic outcomes in elementary schoolchildren?” YES!, concluded a 3-year study in Austin, TX, published in Jan 2023 in the “Journal of the American Medical Association.” Children who participated in the program had both lower average blood sugar levels (a risk for diabetes) and lower cholesterol levels. What exciting news about the impact of programs like GrowingGreat!