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EON Foundation – ABC news

EON Foundation fruit, veggie gardens boost nutrition and budgets in remote NT communities.

  • In short: A program that helps remote communities grow their own produce has been launched in central Australia.
  • Central Australia has high rates of diabetes and cardiovascular disease, but a diet of fresh fruit and vegetables can reduce disease, and household spending on high-priced store-bought goods.
  • What’s next? About 40 communities are on a waitlist for the program, but more funding is needed to extend it.