Promoting healthy living, Walnut Hills bringing community gardening into the classroom – WLWT Cincinnati

Grow-06 is bringing the classroom outdoors and the community together. Students and residents in Walnut Hills are creating community gardens in an effort to fight food insecurity and give healthier food options.Community members are working to get all hands on deck when it comes to starting and continuing healthier lifestyles. In 2017, the only supermarket in the neighborhood closed its doors rendering Walnut Hills a food desert. There are now a total of eight urban gardens throughout the community, growing lettuce, radishes, tomatoes, collard greens and more.Frederick Douglas and DAMPE Community School students meet at their school gardens each week. Kids are now harvesting before the winter, they'll then learn how to do seed starting indoors before planting again next spring.

Grow-06 is bringing the classroom outdoors and the community together.

Students and residents in Walnut Hills are creating community gardens in an effort to fight food insecurity and give healthier food options.

Community members are working to get all hands on deck when it comes to starting and continuing healthier lifestyles.

In 2017, the only supermarket in the neighborhood closed its doors rendering Walnut Hills a food desert.

There are now a total of eight urban gardens throughout the community, growing lettuce, radishes, tomatoes, collard greens and more.

Frederick Douglas and DAMPE Community School students meet at their school gardens each week. Kids are now harvesting before the winter, they'll then learn how to do seed starting indoors before planting again next spring.

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Promoting healthy living, Walnut Hills bringing community gardening into the classroom - WLWT Cincinnati

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