Thursday, July 30, 2009

A new crop of school gardens

Even as state funding wilts, support for school gardens is growing.

A freckle-faced Malloy Sparling wraps her dirt-dusted fingers around a three-pronged cultivator and looks up with a big-toothed smile. "We're making a garden," she says, plucking a weed out of the ground, then wiping her little hands on her tomato red T-shirt.

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