LOS ANGELES — Getting children to eat vegetables is a challenge as old as time. Research has shown that one strategy to entice kids to eat more greens is by cultivating their green thumbs with a school garden.

Islah Academy is a small community school in South LA that’s taking their young learners out of the classroom and putting their hands into the soil.

The students at Islah Academy will have lessons on making jam and beekeeping this winter. There are also plans to have students plant fruit trees on the campus in the spring.

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