Assessment of food gardens as nutrition tool in primary schools in South Africa

Published in: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume 30, issue 4, 2017 , pages: 80–86
DOI: 10.1080/16070658.2017.1271609
Author(s): Sunette M LaurieAgricultural Research Council - Vegetable and Ornamental Plants, South Africa, Mieke FaberNon-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa, Mamohkele M MadunaDepartment of Basic Education, Directorate Sustainable Food Production in Schools, South Africa


Objectives: To assess knowledge, perceptions and practices on food production amongst learners and educators, gardening activities and management of school food gardens in schools participating in the National School Nutrition Programme.

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