Planting an idea: Arizona library loans seeds for education

A Tucson public library has linked up with a local food bank to combat hunger and create green spaces in people's homes, by offering agriculture courses and over 26,000 packets of seeds to local residents.


    Most people visit a library to get a book - but how about borrowing some kale seeds to take home and grow?

    A public library in the United States is loaning them out, to show the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables.

    The city of Tucson, Arizona, is designated a United Nations World City of Gastronomy, having over 4,000 years of agricultural history.

    Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from Tucson, Arizona.


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