It’s a Monday morning at Eastway Elementary and third graders are learning how healthy soil is vital to growing nutrient-rich vegetables. They’re even learning how those veggies create a healthy diet.
NEWS & OBSERVER - For many people, access to healthy food is never an issue. It’s there in the grocery store down the street, and it’s within a family’s budget. But that’s not true for everyone. Some neighborhoods lack stores with healthy options, and some people struggle to afford anything but cheap, processed foods. Meredith Brown, a 17-year-old junior at Broughton High School, wants to change that.
Seed to Supper is a comprehensive, 6-week beginning gardening course taught by NC State Master Gardeners. The course gives novice, adult gardeners the tools they need to successfully grow a portion of their own food on a limited budget.