Garden Transformation At School Provides Learning Experience
Youngsters in Oostzaan, the Netherlands, can now get up close and personal with all sorts of creatures thanks to support from the DS Smith Charitable Foundation, which has transformed the garden of the De Vitaminebron School.
We work hard to support communities across Europe and North America with localised sustainability and biodiversity projects, with this latest initiative set to benefit schoolchildren from all over the town.
It is one of many that DS Smith has supported as part of its Now and Next target to fund 100 biodiversity projects by 2025. With a 'home-grown' fruit and vegetable programme already in place, the addition of bug and worm towers will see youngsters learn about the role insects play in our ecosystems.
The story was featured in local media, and the school sent a lovely note to our community team.