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Gardening for Health: Using Garden Coordinators and Volunteers to Implement Rural School and Community Gardens

Describes a school and community garden intervention initially established by South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension staff members with the support and collaboration of volunteers from schools and community organizations in rural areas and tribal organizations. Highlights how 13 community gardens in South Dakota became an integral part of a local community wellness coalition by improving local access to and consumption of fruits and vegetables. Includes a 5-minute video about the SDSU community garden program in rural areas and on reservations in S.D.
Suzanne Stluka, Lacey A. McCormack, Linda Burdette, et al.
Preventing Chronic Disease, 16
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American Indian or Alaska Native · Food security and nutrition · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · South Dakota