“If children learn healthy habits they can pass them on to their family … to help create a greater, healthier community,” Gillespie said. Gillespie works for Jim Hill who is a retired San Bernardino County sheriff’s Sgt. and the executive director of Squash-4-Friends Farm. Last week, children worked together to build a fence for a Squash-4-Friends 2 farm where kids can come together with their family and friends to plant the garden, pick the vegetables and fruit, and take the produce home.
This sense of community allows children to eat healthy and learn about community responsibility and involvement. As always, if your child or someone you know has been contributing to the community and showing leadership skills, let us know, and we will feature them! To read this entire article, click here.