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Gardening Gives the Kids of Migrant Workers a Head Start

Gro More Good Garden Grants lets kids get their hands dirty and teaches them about where their food comes from.
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By: Lindsay Warner, EatingWell

When preschool teacher Tonya Langston first asked the children in her Bowling Green, Florida, classroom where milk came from, their response was: "the kitchen." When she asked them where a banana comes from, same answer: "the kitchen."

Langston's students are young—3 or 4 years old—but because they're the children of professional migrant farmworkers, Langston and her fellow teachers wanted to teach them more about what their parents do, and why it's important.

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