The Gardeneers: Two Chicago School Teachers on a Mission to Change Schools Through Gardens

The Gardeneers: Two Chicago School Teachers on a Mission to Change Schools Through Gardens

This spring, students at Oglesby Elementary and Rowe Elementary on Chicago, Illinois’ South and West sides are growing seedlings of purple cauliflower, green tomatoes, and other vegetables they may never have seen before. As students sort through seeds provided by the Seed Savers Exchange, they talk with teachers about how genetic diversity in the garden is important, just like diversity in their schools and communities.

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