Tag: community gardening

School Garden Tips & Training

S.T.E.M. Education Happens in a School Garden Educators and parents are realizing that garden based Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education is both valuable and effective for educating school-age children. School garden plots are becoming more prevalent as people’s interest grows in teaching kids how food is produced, as well as […]

Fixing Toxic Soil

Growing food on commercial or abandoned lots is a wonderful way to find space for gardening in the city.  One concern, however, is the potential for soil contaminants, such as lead, that could be present in the soil.  The bad news is that human contact with toxic soil can present […]