Alyssum growing in a milk carton on a windowsill in Washington, D.C.

Alyssum growing in a milk carton on a windowsill in Washington, D.C.

Land grant colleges and universities are places farmers and gardeners turn to for support across the entire country. But the University of the District of Columbia is home to a new research farm designed to support people who want to grow food in urban environments. Kojo explores this new wave of research in urban agriculture.

Guests

  • Whitney Pipkin Journalist; Staff Writer, Chesapeake Bay Journal; Author, ThinkAboutEat.com
  • Mchezaji Axum Agronomist; Director of Urban Agriculture and Gardening Education, University of the District of Columbia

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Politics Hour – July 22, 2016

Friday, Jul 22 2016A U.S. Senator from Virginia lands on the shortlist for Democratic VP pick. D.C.'s statehood proposal gets a cool reception in Cleveland. And Maryland's Republican governor attends a local crab fest in lieu of his party's convention.