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  • Garden Mosaics projects promote science education while connecting young and old people as they work together in local gardens.
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  • In August 2002, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Board voted to ban soft drinks from all of the district’s schools

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The USDA uses the phrase “food insecurity” to refer to a family’s inability to buy a balanced diet or to buy enough food to feed its children. By this definition, many Native American families are living in a state of food insecurity. Because of high rates of poverty, many Native Americans are reliant on government commodities: cheese, lard, powdered milk, and other processed, preserved, and packaged food. In addition, many American Indians live in remote areas and

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