Tony Hillery was a limousine driver for celebrities a few years back. When business slowed, he had an inspiration: Why not teach children to raise food? He founded a program called “Harlem Grown,” where children learn that they can make their own compost and grow their own vegetables and certain fruits. Hillery has inspired many others with his devotion to children, to healthful food, and to learning what will be a lifelong skill.

 

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Want to learn more? Here is the website for Harlem Grown: From Junk Food to Healthy Food.