School Garden

Delta Eats, along with students from Sanders Elementary School, invited the public to see their blossoming school garden.

Visitors gathered in Hollandale for the ribbon cutting of the new garden. 

Delta Eats, partnered with the Hollandale School District, and a number of Delta organizations to turn an empty space into a garden for the students and the community.

This evening visitors got a tour of the garden and even a taste of what the students have been working on.

Organizer Ryan Betz, says, "Students that are involved in a school garden or edible education activities that we help put on, really get a sense of ownership, a sense of pride. They're also, especially at a younger age, the elementary school level, they are developing a preference for fruits and for vegetables and there's really no better way to get kids engaged with how they eat than by having them grow their own food and being a part of it from seed to harvest to table."

The students thanked a number of supporters, but especially Bayer Cropscience who donated $8000 to the student's garden.

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