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Edible Schoolyard Program Blooms In Kern County

Mar 7, 2017

There are a lot of efforts to bring health foods into school and the elementary school curriculum. One of the most interesting examples can be found in Bakersfield at Buena Vista Elementary School, home to something called an "edible schoolyard." A joint project of the Panama-Buena Vista Union School District and the Grimm Family Foundation, the Edible Schoolyard Kern program also has expanded to sites in Arvin and Shafter. Assistant Garden Teacher Dylan Wilson joined us on Valley Edition to talk about the program, an upcoming plant sale on April 1st and the organization's Spring Break Camp.