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Of the Community, By the Community, For the Community

New York based organisation, Harlem Grown, has been transforming lives by incorporating urban farming practices while engaging entire communities and schools in order to create sustainable change. The movement was influenced by factors such as the crisis of food insecurity and institutional disparities among communities though the organisation continues to achieve so much more.

Daycares in Finland Changed Children’s Immune Systems With Forest Floor Play-yards

Recent research from Finland suggests that children's immune system can be boosted by letting them play in soil more often.

Uganda Schools Promote Urban Farming

Uganda's crowded capital Kampala offers little space to grow crops. But some schools in the city are promoting a new initiative - which helps students stay healthy and save money.

School Closes Canteen and Now the Children Choose Broccoli

Auckland primary school children are growing their own vegetables - and actually want to eat the fruits of their labour. Lincoln Heights Primary School in Massey closed its canteen late last year, and now students grow their own healthy food. The school garden had vegetables...