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Food Bank Focus on Food Gardening

Touch the Soil News #822 (Feature photo – students learn about food literacy via the farm owned by the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona – photo courtesy of City High School) The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona owns a 6-acre farm that serves a multitude of purposes to include: Food grown by food-bank staff members for food bank clients and/or to sell at farmers markets to SNAP and WIC program recipients. Organize and provide seeds and other inputs to families wanting/needing to learn how to grow their own food. Organize volunteers to help in all aspects at the 6-acre farm. Teaching food-literacy to include such things as nutrition,…

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