Kids at Family Action Network Movement (FANM) bring vegetable seeds outside to get sunlight on their last week of summer camp. Photo by: Ashley Miznazi

MIAMI — Children attending summer camp at Family Action Network Movement (FANM) learned a key lesson during their final week: how the climate and food deserts impact neighborhoods such as Liberty City and Little Haiti.

“We try to implement fun ways for kids to be healthy and have access to nutritious food and to learn how to be stewards of the planet and how to foster that relationship,” FANM’s climate organizer, Pia Palomino, said. “I wanted to show how easy it is to grow your own vegetables.”

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Ashley Miznazi is a Report for America corps member covering the Haitian community in the South Florida/Miami area for The Haitian Times. Her work will heavily feature photography, video and other multimedia storytelling. Previously, Ashley was a multimedia fellow at The Texas Tribune, where she reported on DACA, Afghan resettlement and the foster care system.