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Biodiversity at Santiago High’s Cav Garden

Biodiversity at Santiago High’s Cav Garden

The Cav Garden, located at Santiago High School in Garden Grove, California, has an overarching goal of connecting students to food and nature so they become lifelong stewards of their health and the environment. The garden, which incorporates ecological practices...
An interview with author JaNay Brown-Wood

An interview with author JaNay Brown-Wood

KidsGardening recently chatted with JaNay Brown-Wood, an award-winning children’s author, poet, educator, and scholar on Instagram Live. She did a read aloud of her latest book, Miguel’s Community Garden, and shared her insights on how gardening with kids supports...
Back to the Roots’ Story of Synchronicity

Back to the Roots’ Story of Synchronicity

Nikhil and Alex's Roots From the very beginning, the story of Nikhil Arora and Alejandro “Alex” Velez, founders of Back to the Roots has been one of synchronicity. “Synchronicity” is a term first used by Psychologist Carl Jung to refer to deeply meaningful...
Colah Tawkin — Black in the Garden

Colah Tawkin — Black in the Garden

A friend of Colah compares her to a tree – grounded, growing, and thriving, despite an ever-changing environment. Like many gardeners, Colah Tawkin has learned many life lessons from plants, especially what they can teach us about resilience and adaptability. “Plants...