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

Description
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.
Author(s)
Suzanne Stluka, Lacey A. McCormack, Linda Burdette, et al.
Citation
Preventing Chronic Disease, 16
Date
11/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Food security and nutrition · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · South Dakota