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MLK Health Center in Shreveport adds 'culinary medicine' capability

Kale is planted in the new community garden at MLK Health Center. The first cooking demonstration in the garden last week showed how to make kale chips, in partnership with Shreveport Green's Mobile Markets program.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Shreveport charity health clinic, the MLK Health Center and Pharmacy, has developed a community garden and outdoor exercise area adjacent to its building.

The Everyday Choices Community Garden and Learning Center was made possible through a $35,966 donation from energy giant BHP Billiton. A check presentation was held Tuesday in the garden. The move will further expand MLK Health Center’s services, according to executive director Janet Mentesane.

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