Tobique First Nation’s tower gardens take bloom – CBC

Tobique First Nation’s tower gardens take bloom – CBC

by ahnationtalk on July 5, 2016251 Views

Children learning about food and how they can grow it themselves through aeroponics system in classroom

Children at Tobique First Nation are learning about food and how they can grow it themselves through a non-profit company hired by the band to expand offerings for children at the band school.

Kale, Swiss chard, cilantro, the beginnings of eggplants and a lush-looking harvest of other herbs and greens burst from narrow white plastic towers in a classroom.

All were grown using aeroponics systems known as “tower gardens” that the Tobique First Nation put in some classrooms this year.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/tobique-tower-garden-1.3663928

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