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Roseland Community Learns Medicinal Herb Use at Bayer Farms

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Roseland Community Learns Medicinal Herb Use at Bayer Farms

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Maria de los Angeles Quiñones stands in the medicinal herb garden at Bayer Farms. Photo Credit: Adia White
Maria de los Angeles Quiñones stands in the medicinal herb garden at Bayer Farms. (Photo: Adia White / KRCB)
KRCB
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
On average, residents of Southwest Santa Rosa have poorer health outcomes than their neighbors in more affluent sections of the city. According to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, a 2014 report published by the Sonoma County Department of Health Services, found that Roseland had , which is ranked lowest in the nation. Human development indices are based on a number of factors including health, income and education.
 
As part of our continuing coverage of health in Roseland, KRCB’s Adia White attended a class called “Cultivating for Health” at . She has more on how this group is taking control of their health by growing, preparing and using medicinal plants.
 

This report is part of our ongoing partnership with radio station KBBF. It is supported by a grant from the USC-Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund.

 

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