Tana Burg, a teacher at Cesar Chavez Elementary School, talks about the wisdom of teaching children how to grow food and how that affects their food choices positively. It's great inspiration for anyone considering starting a garden with kids ... at home or at school.

Need some help getting started? Check out MNN food blogger Robin Shreeves' weekly adventures in gardening with her family. Or head over to MNN's Gardening & Landscaping page for tons of great articles on what, why and how to plant.  And our Green Your School channel has dozens of great ideas.

Growing food at school
At Oregon's Caesar Chavez Elementary School, kids learn about gardening, nature and making healthy food choices.