Societal collaboration to reduce obesity example : School Garden, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, USA

As I was reading the Bipartisan Policy Center’s report “Lots to Lose” on obesity ( See: Now Reading: Bipartisan Policy Center’s Lots to Lose – We can reduce our obesity burden through societal collaboration | Ted Eytan, MD ), I actually came across a real life example in my travels. Note the date on the sign. We can innovate.

Rehoboth Elementary School Teaching Garden, Est. 2012, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, USA – View on Flickr.com

School gardens are an example of the kind of project that has been shown to be highly effective as a teaching tool but does not require a very large commitment of resources and lends itself well to partnerships with outside organizations. – Lots to Lose: How America’s Health and Obesity Crisis Threatens Our Economic Future. Washington, DC; 2012. Available at: http://bipartisanpolicy.org/library/lotstolose (p.45)

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