Get your kids healthy by gardening

June 3, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Getting kids to eat their vegetables can be challenging, but if they learn where food comes from by growing their own, they're more likely to develop healthy eating habits.

The Shape Up Bayview/Hunters Point Project sponsored by Kaiser Permanente is providing exactly that experience for some kids at Bret Harte Elementary. Nick Smith paid the school a visit.

For more information on the Bret Harte Elementary Garden Project:

To contribute or for more information about Shape Up BVHP, please email Brittany Ruiz at:

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