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Fighting Food Scarcity One Classroom at a Time

Fighting Food Scarcity One Classroom at a Time

garden teacher in nepal
A worker in Southeast Asia is using her skills as a gardener to cultivate relationships with students.

TEAM worker  Marinda has been counseling people through their fear of death since she was 18 years old. The death of their plants, that is. From her first job out of high school at a retail garden center to her certification as a master gardener, she taught customers, school children and landscaping clients how to tend plants with confidence. But these days, training kitchen garden teachers at an international study center in Southeast Asia, she’s engaging a culture whose cultivation struggles extend far beyond a pair of brown thumbs. “[This country] really came on the map for me when I…

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