Last spring, Miami-Dade students at 10 schools planted new food forests -- large gardens filled with kale, tomatoes, passion fruit and more.
Some of those crops are ready now, and giving away what’s grown in the garden has become a big weekly event.
At Twin Lakes Elementary School in Hialeah, students listen as their teacher tells them how to find a sweet potato.
“So this is the leaf we’re looking for," she tells them. "You follow the vine to the root. And then you harvest your sweet potato. OK?”