Growing strong hearts and minds

Jackie French
By Jackie French
May 28 2022 - 7:30pm
Gardening teaches kids - and adults - how to care for our Earth. Picture: Shutterstock

Ask a kid where food comes from. If they answer "from the supermarket", you know humanity has a problem. Food only rests briefly in the supermarket.


Jackie French

Jackie French

Canberra Times columnist

Jackie French is an Australian author, historian, ecologist and honourary wombat (part time), 2014-2015 Australian Children' Laureate and 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. She also writes a gardening column for The Canberra Times.

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