Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
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.
- 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
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