Posts made in June, 2013

Transferring the Plant — Transferring My Research to My Life

Posted on Jun 3, 2013

Transferring the Plant — Transferring My Research to My Life

This story is the three-week journey of an aspiring Heights High School senior and her mission to learn about urban farming and write about her experiences. Hello all! I just returned from a bike ride with my little brother where I saw a small group of kids (probably elementary or early middle school) at a fast food restaurant up the street from my house. Wyatt and I had biked up to the grocery store and it was scary what I had begun to notice. The items that so many people chose to purchase were calorie, sugar, sodium and fat loaded processed foods. Next to nothing was fresh food. Now do...

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Nurturing the Sprouting Plant — Doing My Research

Posted on Jun 3, 2013

Nurturing the Sprouting Plant — Doing My Research

This story is the three-week journey of an aspiring Heights High School senior and her mission to learn about urban farming and write about her experiences. It is 9:30 on Wednesday night. I have been working with the farm for just over a week now. The most surprising thing for me about my experiences on the farm is not so much what is being done there or who is there or anything like that. The most impactful moments for me occur once I leave the farm. They happen when I am driving around town, getting lunch or going for a walk with my German Shepherd, Casey. It is astonishing how much...

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