|Agromin's Sophia Torres (right) and AHA's Marisa Rodriguez |
For almost three years, Agromin has been involved in the
American Heart Association's Teaching Gardens
third of children in the U.S. are overweight. The AHA began sponsoring school
gardens and developed a curriculum that teaches children about nutrition and ways
they can eat healthier. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade receive
hands-on lessons in their school's AHA garden by planting, nurturing and
ultimately harvesting the healthy food they've grown.
Agromin received the AHA's 2014 Outstanding Teaching
Gardens Vendor Award for Exceptional Customer Service earlier this month.
Agromin delivers its Premium Blend soil mix to over 35
elementary schools in Los Angeles and Orange counties. Agromin's Sophia Torres,
who coordinates these and other soil deliveries, was on hand to accept the
Labels: American Heart Association Teaching Garden, Los Angeles, Orange County, Teaching Garden