Guided Discoveries in Watkins Garden

By: Jane Hellewell, Foodprints at Watkins Elementary Garden¬†….. As students started the 2014/2015 school year here at Watkins Elementary School on Capitol Hill, the garden was showing it’s healthy summer bounty. ¬†Students arrived to discover various types of beans growing, Cherokee Trail of Tear beans and American Indian Haditsu War Shield beans to name a

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Soil-less Experiments at Yu Ying

By: Amy Quinn, Washington Yu Ying Public Charter….. DC has a thriving garden community, with school gardens both big and small found throughout the city. As the new school year has begun to develop, the school and community gardens around DC are planning for winter, thinking about the last planting of lettuces and radishes before

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