Hy-Vee Kids’ Garden Grows, Spurs New Program

“The children’s garden is a good example of a valuable program that started at grass roots level and has spread out to other stores." — Ruth Comer, assistant vice president, media relations, Hy-Vee

AUSTIN, Minn. — When Hy-Vee dietitian Jen Haugen launched a kids’ garden last year in a small plot of land next to a Hy-Vee store here, she had no idea she was starting such a run of similar efforts elsewhere in the 234-unit chain, she said recently. Nor did she know that her kids’ garden would spearhead a corporate effort to help support community gardens.

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