BURLINGTON — Gardening for Health program set to launch at the University of Vermont Medical Center.

This free program is for beginner gardeners who are a UVM Medical Center patient or employee with one or more of the following conditions: pre-diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure and/or overweight.

The group sessions begin in August, run for eight weeks Tuesday evenings or Thursday mornings, alternating between four workshops held at the Rooftop Garden and four at-home activities. Participation in each session is limited to 14 people to accommodate physical distancing. 

For more information or to register, visit www.UVMHealth.org/MedCenterGardening, email HealthcareGarden@UVMHealth.org or call (802) 847-3833.

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