Available soon! A new book “Agrobiodiversity, school gardens and healthy diets”, has been launched and will be available, free and online in September. It features a Case Study that EduGrow was pleased to work on with Torres Webb from the TI and Peter Dawe from Youth Community Greening at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, along with one by SAKGF. The book was to be launched at the World Public Health Nutrition Congress that was to be held in April, in Brisbane.
75 contributors pooled their experiences for the newly released book “Agrobiodiversity, school gardens and healthy diets”. Case studies from around the world illustrate how school gardens empower future generations to make food choices that nurture the environment and human health.
“This book is very important for such times, when community and solidarity are ever so needed, to empower schoolchildren, their families and communities with the necessary skills and tools to be stewards of biodiversity for food and nutrition.” – Alessandra Grasso (Case Study Contributor, Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Kenya)
As the first comprehensive collection of experiences from the many individuals and organizations working on school gardens worldwide, often operating separately with shoestring budgets and limited time, this book aims to connect them in a stronger collective voice. The co-editors and contributors hope this sets the stage for the establishment of a more holistic and integrated global program that advocates for dedicated attention and support of school gardens.
More info at: https://bit.ly/39eBnaw
A very warm call out and thanks to Danny Hunter who encouraged EduGrow to contribute to this important publication. He is Global Project Coordinator of the Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition (BFN) Project, The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)