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Learn, Grow, Harvest

Sack gardens are catching on in Kenyan slums via a primary school programme.

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In the slums of Kibera in Nairobi, a primary school had students set up sack gardens. This was a learning exercise but also demonstrated how easy growing can be to the community. Crops such as kale, carrots, spinach and onions are readily grown by tier-planting and with the children's help the idea is catching on in the surrounding neighbourhoods. http://bit.ly/avZS7x


Great to see an educational initiative that contributes to learning, community outreach and food security.

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Indeed Vincent. For my part I've been focusing on this challenge – though have been throwing in some applause over on the other one. Inspiration uploads have closed over there but feel free to be influenced by this example if you're creating concepts! It mentioned somewhere that vegetables were also sold by the school children – that could work well over on the other challenge too.

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