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Boys & Girls Club Members Learn Nutrition Through Gardening

by: Anne Hertz
Posted: October 17, 2017

CYPRESS...Youth members of the Club King After-School Program, operated by the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress, open up pumpkins and dig out all of the seeds for baking and eating.  These pumpkins were grown in the Club King garden; members of the program work in the garden weekly to grow their own produce and then participate in lessons detailing the nutritional benefit of incorporating fruits and vegetables in their diet. 

Kindergartners with Pumpkins

This year, the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress received funding from the Whole Foods’ Whole Kids Foundation to continue this beneficial gardening program.  Pictured (clockwise from left): Staff member Marlene O., Conner D., Intern Haily M., Anthony D., and Isabella G..  To learn more about Healthy Lifestyle programs at the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress, please visit our website at www.bgccypress.org. Photo:BGClub

 

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