ERIC Number: EJ623790
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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First-Grade Gardeners More Likely To Taste Vegetables.
Morris, Jennifer L.; Neustadter, Ann; Zidenberg-Cherr, Sheri
California Agriculture, v55 n1 p43-46 Jan-Feb 2001
A study assessed the effectiveness of garden-enhanced nutrition education programs in improving nutrition knowledge and dietary patterns of 97 first-grade students at 2 California schools. Students who grew vegetables in their school gardens were more willing to taste certain vegetables, an essential step in improving a child's food preferences. (Contains 15 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Eating Habits, Elementary School Students, Experiential Learning, Gardening, Grade 1, Nutrition Instruction, Primary Education, Program Effectiveness
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California, 111 Franklin St., 6th floor, Oakland, CA 94607-5200 (free).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Location: California