City Schoolyard Garden Project LOI 2014


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Unformatted text preview: 1 See City of Charlottesville Supplemental Nutrition Program -, as well as 2 Awareness of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Has Improved Only Moderately Over a Decade, 3 Families whose annual income is 185% or less of the federal poverty level – $23,050 for a family of four – are eligible to receive free or reduced price meals through the National School Lunch Program. 4 Obesity and Overweight in Charlottesville and Albemarle, Community Action on Obesity, P.O. Box 5282 Charlottesville, Virginia 22905 are more likely to eat them.5 By helping students to develop healthier eating habits earlier in life, investing in school- based gardening programs such as CSG has the potential to pay dividends for years beyond students’ immediate involvement. Additionally, a 1999 study by the California Department of Education on the efficacy of environment- based education found that 77 percent of...
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This homework help was uploaded on 03/04/2014 for the course PPOL 4770 taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '11 term at UVA.

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