Heat Takes Toll On Community Gardens

posted Jul 17, 2012, 7:29 AM by Dr. Cynthia Annett
Health advocates throughout the metropolitan area are helping young and old alike discover the virtues of growing their own food.

The efforts are aimed primarily at low-income families, who often don’t have ready access to markets with fruits and vegetable, can’t afford them anyway, or are unfamiliar with how to prepare them.... 

“Planting in Kansas is a risky proposition,” noted Mark Manning, coordinator of the KU Med program. “There are lots of elements that work against you.”

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