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Community Garden in Pella, Iowa, July 2015

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Community Garden in Pella, Iowa, July 2015
Courtesy of Rebecca Helland, July 2015


This photograph shows children and adults working in a community garden in Pella, Iowa. Community gardens can improve nutrition, physical activity, community engagement, safety and economic vitality for a neighborhood and its residents and provide environmental benefits to the community at large.

Source-Dependent Questions

  • How are community gardens helpful and respectful for people?
  • How is it helpful to have both kids and adults working in the community garden?
  • Compare this photo to the photo of the Girl Scouts gardening. What is the same? What is different?

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July 2015. Courtesy of Rebecca Helland