Vegetable Gardens & Internet for Indian Youth

 
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Vegetable Gardens & Internet for Indian Youth

Vegetable Gardens & Internet for Indian Youth
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TGC students at Father Vijay's Middle School

TGC students at Father Vijay's Middle School
Students at Father Vijay's English Middle School will all benefit from the nutritious leafy produce grown with The Growing Connection. Two of the school's container gardens are shown at the bottom right of the photo. The white "shower cap" will help protect the plants from harsh weather. (view small | med | large | orig)

Students and teachers preping the container garden

Students and teachers preping the container garden
Water is held in a reservoir in the bottom of the container garden box. Plants only use what they need, conserving water in times of drought. (view small | med | large | orig)

Getting the school ready for TGC

Getting the school ready for TGC
All the students helped to prepare the school for the introduction of The Growing Connection. (view small | med | large | orig)

Adding fertilizer in container garden

Adding fertilizer in container garden
Students at St. Ann's Home for the Mentally Retarded spread fertilizer in the gardens to further the plants growth. (view small | med | large | orig)

US students talk with Indian students about garden

US students talk with Indian students about garden
Through The Growing Connection, students from India can communicate through the Internet with other TGC students in the US and around the world. (view small | med | large | orig)

Preparing the container garden

Preparing the container garden
Students watch demonstration of container gardens being prepared for seedlings. (view small | med | large | orig)

Everyone learns the basics of container gardening

Everyone learns the basics of container gardening
Students fill boxes with a planting medium- preparing their container gardens for seedlings. (view small | med | large | orig)

Maximum production in small space

Maximum production in small space
Using EarthBoxes people can produce a maximum amount of vegetables using a minimal amount of space and water. (view small | med | large | orig)

Tomato harvest from EarthBox

Tomato harvest from EarthBox
Delicious, nutritious tomato harvest from EarthBoxes. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

United States Committee for FAO

Washington, DC, United States

Project Leader

Amy McMillen

Progam Coordinator
Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Vegetable Gardens & Internet for Indian Youth