Our gardens, especially the youth lots, are lush with vegetables everywhere! Plenty of eggplant, squash, gooseberries, raspberries, tomatoes, chilli and okra.

Okra is a mysterious vegetable, furry and harmless on the outside, but gives its eater the taste of goo when cooked with the slimy interior. In addition, there are many okra-based dishes to satisfy your taste buds, even for the pickiest eaters. Despite its slimy texture, okra is a popular healthy food thanks to its high fiber, vitamin C and folate contents. It is high in antioxidants and fat- and cholesterol-free.

We harvested a lot of okra from the youth gardens and promoted ethnic cooking.  A delicious dish was prepared and brought to be shared between the youth volunteers and the gardeners in a flash!