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Growing Dark Leafy Greens and Resilience in Tucson's School Gardens

Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Event Time: 
6:00 pm
Event Type: 
Talk
Location: 
Borderlands Brewing Co.

Across the country, there is growing enthusiasm for integrating gardens into public school education, yet how to best incorporate gardens remains debated. While it may be surprising to those unfamiliar with the Sonoran Desert, school gardens throughout Tucson are flourishing. Carson scholar Sarah Kelly-Richards, a PHD student in the School of Georgraphy and Development, shares how gardens are being used as educational tools to meet curriculum needs, to include many different types of learners, and to help build community resilience. 

Research Themes: 
Food Systems and Security
Science Engagement