Excursion No. 15: Grow


July 16, 2016

How does urban food and plant production sustain us, impact community development, and contribute to the economic vitality of people and neighborhoods?

We explored several models of small and large scale agricultural production in Manchester. We toured the professional greenhouses of the Drew Mathieson Center and make a hydroponic vessel out of a soda bottle. Then we met up with students from the Manchester Academic Charter School for a tour and presentation of their garden which features . Our last stop was Manchester Farms, a large community garden.