Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 16th, 2007
Shoemaker, associate professor of horticulture, forestry and recreation resources at Kansas State University, has received a $1.04 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Research Institute to study whether gardening can promote a healthier lifestyle. The study is called Project PLANTS, or Promoting Lifelong Activity and Nutrition Through Schools.
With the grant, Shoemaker and colleagues will work to create gardens and high tunnels -- for gardening during the winter months -- in...
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