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With the help of LDS Charities and welfare service missionaries, local priesthood leaders among the Navajo and Hopi peoples are teaching principles of self-reliance and provident living through gardening.4:36
The Benson Institute of the Church Welfare Department helps people in impoverished rural areas of third-world countries. It teaches about improving agricultural practices, raising small animals, and practicing good nutrition and basic hygiene.3:38
Because of the high altitude and cold climate, it is difficult for the people of the Andes to grow vegetables. With the help of the Church, families are able to grow vegetables in subterranean greenhouses.3:47