“A group of public health graduates is working to help people with chronic illness in a way that doesn’t include the usual medicine — working with them in the kitchen.Graduate students at the LSU School of Public Health had an idea. Take some campus green space for a vegetable garden and teach patients from University Medical Center with chronic health problems how to grow their own food and then create healthful dishes.”Food is medicine,” Jasmine Meyer said. Meyer is an LSUHSC public health student who is graduating with her master’s degree in May.“
Read the whole article and watch the video, Local grad students help teach sustainability, healthy cooking choices here.
Learn more about Lauren Griffiths’ project, The Raised Root Student Garden, here.