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Produce from AARP ‘Giving Gardens’ a Treat for Seniors

By Phyllis Codling McLaughlin, AARP Bulletin

Louise Coulter, 76, was never a big fan of vegetables. But the fresh-picked tomatoes and green beans she received last year from a Cincinnati community garden were "a real treat."

The ripe produce was dropped off to Coulter at her apartment in a Cincinnati high-rise for low-income older adults, as part of her Meals on Wheels delivery.
All the produce grown in AARP Ohio-sponsored beds in three community gardens was donated to a nonprofit that operates Meals on Wheels in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

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