UF / IFAS researchers: Florida Sees Dramatic Increase in School Gardens

Florida students and teachers reap the benefits of school gardens. A recent study by the University of Florida claims school gardens introduce fresh produce to the classroom as well as giving students real-world experience with science and nutrition concepts.

The gardens also allow teachers to introduce lessons in a interactive manner to reach students who might not perform as well in traditional classroom settings. There are approximately 1,300 school gardens in Florida.

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