Rocinha Organic Garden Youth Project Begins Second Year

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Saci Educational Organic Kitchen, a project that aims to help pre-school aged children in the Rocinha community in Rio de Janeiro understand the importance of nutrition and gardening, will begin its second year on Monday, April 6th. For the first time, the program is organizing a group of volunteers interested in helping with the project.

The classes will take place on Mondays in the rooftop space of the Saci Sabe Tudo creche in Rocinha. During each session, the children will learn about fruits, vegetables, planting and natural food . . .

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