School gardens

Over the past few weeks I have been focusing on my project from a journalistic angle.  I have been looking at how school gardens are impacting food security in lower income areas of Cape Town.  Many schools have vegetables gardens, of which many were, at one time or another, created by the assistance of an NGO.  In these schools, vegetable gardens were designed with two goals in mind, as place for environmental education, and to assist the school feeding programs.  In most of these schools, over half of the students receive free lunches through an NGO named Peninsula School Feeding Association, who is contracted by the Dept of Education.

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