Organic Grown Planters

  • Location
    Elizabeth City, North Carolina
  • Status
  • Age Level
    14 to 18 Years
    19 to 25 Years
    26 and Over

The Problem

How can we build positive school culture and transform the perception of H.L. Trigg Community (Alternative) school by addressing the issues faced by students and the larger community over food insecurity?

Our Plan

The project group (students and staff) takes action to address school activism: beautify and ownership of the school facility; increase access and interest in varying varieties of fresh produce addressing nutrition and food insecurity in high-poverty and minority communities; entrepreneurship for students to share and learn positive ways to connect school learning and generate income; and most importantly giving back through the project's Spread Gardening Teach One initiative.

Themes Addressed

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    Community Enhancement
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    Economic Issues
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    Food Insecurity
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The Benefit

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