A Good idea for school gardens

GOOD magazine in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District is seeking designs for school garden prototypes. To learn about the competition, click on the image.

The Dry Garden: In praise of Leo Politi

A rant in the current Atlantic magazine argues that a plague of school gardens – thousands! – is returning the children of California’s Latino immigrants to the kind of stoop labor that their families struggled to escape. “Cultivating Failure” tilts at the groupies of celebrity chef Alice Waters and her Edible Schoolyard program in such an entertaining way that it’s a pity that so little of the article is true.

Click here to keep reading this week’s The Dry Garden in the Los Angeles Times.

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