Embracing Our Green Thumb for Good Food Gardens

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Children from PS 55 Benjamin Franklin Elementary gather with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., representatives from Scripps Networks Interactive and Cablevision during the installation day of their Good Food Garden.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. plants a tomato plant in the Good Food Garden at PS 55 in Bronx, N.Y.

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 5:25pm

Wednesday, Food Network and Cablevision teamed up with local volunteers and students to attack child hunger and promote healthy eating habits by creating a community “Good Food Garden” at PS 55 Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in the Bronx.

The mission of Good Food Gardens is to educate families on the importance of fruits, vegetables and other nutritious foods, key ingredients to ending childhood hunger. The program offers children and community volunteers a fun, hands-on gardening experience. It seems that everyone got their hands dirty, even Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.

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Jen Mowrer
+1 (865) 560-3964
Scripps Networks Interactive
Keywords: Social Impact & Volunteering | Benjamin Franklin Elementary School | Cablevision | Children | Corporate Social Responsibility | Food Network | Good Food Gardens | New York | Optimum | Outreach | Partnerships

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