Studies show that when students have a connection to their food sources they, are more likely to make healthy choices, protect the environment and cultivate strong sustainable communities. A comprehensive approach linking food, culture, health and the environment can foster that important connection.
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This approach has proven successful in public schools all over the country. When given healthier food choices including more fruits and vegetables, students were more likely to consume them if they learned about their food, its nutritional benefits and corresponding environmental issues through hands-on activities including School Gardens, Chef to School and Farm to School programs.