Students Growing Healthy, Eating Healthy with FoodCorps in Tupelo, MS

By Emma Crawford

Students at Thomas Street Elementary and the Early Childhood Education Center will get to watch vegetables grow from start to finish, from planting the starter plants on Tuesday to eating them in the cafeteria after the harvest.

Kindergarteners at Thomas Street spent Tuesday afternoon working in the garden with Tupelo Schools FoodCorps member Tylar Sester.

“They’re definitely enjoying the dirt and putting their hands in it and learning the parts of the plants,” Sester said.

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