With Students Stuck At Home, A School Garden Is Sharing Its Harvest With Families In Need
The pandemic has left most L.A. classrooms and school facilities deserted since March. That includes a half-acre learning garden at Mark Twain Middle School in Venice.
Students who used to plant, weed and harvest the plot have been stuck at home, but the garden is still producing fruit and vegetables.
So, garden staff have shifted focus from educating and feeding students to producing food for neighbors in need, partnering with a nearby food drive.
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