What happens when you outfit over 100 schools with 500-3,000 square foot outdoor gardening classrooms? Spontaneous gardening and a lifelong love of growing, hopes one nonprofit.
With a sharp decline in pollinating insects, farmers are being encouraged to grow flowering plants that can support these important insects. It’s a fledgling movement that could help restore pollinators essential for world food production.
Nelson Mandela and his extraordinary life will enrich the great moral debates on war and peace for generations to come. For the moment, however, at the news of his death, I am thinking about tomatoes – in my garden in South Africa and in Mandela's prison garden.