When children tend to something on their own, they are more likely to appreciate and, ultimately, eat it.
Teaching young ones the nurturing value of tending to living things is a great benefit of starting a family garden this year. Over the next several months, I will walk you step by step through creating, caring for and harvesting vegetables, berries and greens from your family vegetable garden.
In today's world of convenience foods, many children have lost touch with where their food originates and how it gets to their plate. Many organizations and schools have created gardens and plots to help restore the origins of food to the minds of our youngsters.
When children tend to something on their ...