IN OUR CURRENT ISSUE: New York City Gets Its Very Own Rice Paddy

Educators at the Learning Garden on Randall’s Island work to help kids born in a land of pavement understand that most food starts in the dirt, not the supermarket. Beyond the usual carrots and tomatoes, they decided in 2010 to add one of the world’s most ubiquitous foods to the crops they grow: rice.

Educators at the Learning Garden on Randall’s Island work to help kids born in a land of pavement understand that most food starts in the dirt, not the supermarket.  Beyond the usual carrots and tomatoes, they decided in 2010 to add one of the world’s most ubiquitous foods to the crops they grow: rice. 

Now visiting students can plant, harvest and eat rice grown right here in New York City.  Read more in our current issue.

 

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