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Bees, compost, and WYG make news in 2012


The Washington Youth Garden's award-winning honey made news in the Washingtonian's  "The Rise of Urban Beekeeping ."

Washingtonian also profiled the work of Compost Cab, a WYG partner, in "I turn garbage into food."


Applesauce in the Classroom

The Spring 2011 edition of Bittersweet Zine included a wonderful article about the impact of cooking with children written by WYG's Education Coordinator Anna Benfield. Read the article "Applesauce in the Classroom: planting seeds of healthy eating" here!


Note: The article lists Anna as the Education Assistant. At the time the article was published Anna was the Education Assistant, she is now the Education Coordinator.

Washington Post School Garden Article

Check out this great Washington Post article about school gardens in DC. The article includes an interview with Principal Wiseman of Center City PCS - Trinidad Campus. Center City Trinidad is a Washington Youth Garden, Garden Science program partner and their school garden was installed by WYG!  The article also includes an awesome map of school gardens around D.C. (I bet you will be surprised by the number of school gardens!) The article is definitely worth reading.

center city 2011 harvest celebration

WYG Featured in Hill Rag Article

The Washington Youth Garden was featured in the Homes & Gardens section of the August 2011 issue of the Hill Rag. Thank you to Rindy O'Brien of Hill Rag for writing such a wonderful article!

Hill Rag Article

WYG featured in Washington Post article on school gardens

For this article in the Washington Post , Adrian Higgins spoke with WYG staff to get an idea of what it takes to create sustainable edible garden projects at schools. One of our Garden Science partner schools, Center City Public Charter School in Trinidad, was featured as well.

center city school garden wapo

Growing Food...Growing Together video from WAMU reporter

A reporter from local NPR station WAMU visited us one week to capture some of our summer programming. A Friday cooking session with our Green Team summer youth employees was captured, as well as a Saturday morning of Growing Food...Growing Together, our family program.


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