Farm to School Summit Spotlights Dunwoody

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Dunwoody High School senior Danny Kanso  - and the ambitious Grow Dunwoody organic gardening initiative he founded and directs - drew special praise Friday at the third annual Georgia Organics Farm to School Summit in Columbus.

Grow Dunwoody, which the community has embraced, was created as a way to improve the cohesion of Farm to School (F2S) programs among the city’s eight schools, Kanso told a summit workshop on case studies of effective F2S advocacy at the school, community and state level.

“We are 100 percent student led,” Kanso said. Our motivation was “to get students what they wanted based on our own desire for hands-on experience with things such as observing photosynthesis instead of just reading about it.”

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