What's This Dirt Got to Do With It?

DPS Students Show Their Green Thumbs

By Jorge Avellan
By Peter Neumann

June 11, 2013 Updated Dec 11, 2013 at 8:13 PM EDT

DETROIT, Mi. (TV 20 News at Ten) --- Teaching their students about healthy living is part of a strategy by Detroit Public Schools to turn their district around.

Together with the districts office of nutrition, school officials have launched forty-six new gardens through out the district.

Among them are "Golightly" school students who are planting and eating what they grow.

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