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2011: School Gardens for New York

School gardens have the potential to promote science education and healthy, sustainable habits among youth—yet few large-scale studies have measured school gardens’ success in promoting learning and health outcomes. An interdisciplinary team will organize a workshop to build a school garden network in New York State, pilot test instruments, and develop a school garden infrastructure as steps toward a larger study of school gardens.

Investigators: Nancy WellsMarcia Eames-SheavlyJennifer Wilkins

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