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UA Science Cafe
April 9, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Borderlands Brewing Science Café
The Science Café series at Borderlands Brewing, in downtown Tucson features Carson Scholars, graduate students who are selected by the UA Institute of the Environment. Their research focuses on environmentally related science and solutions.
Presenter: Sarah Kelly-Richards
Title: Growing dark leafy greens and resilience in Tucson’s school gardens
Across the country, there is growing enthusiasm for integrating gardens into public school education, yet how to best incorporate gardens remains debated. While it may be surprising to those unfamiliar with the Sonoran desert, school gardens throughout Tucson are flourishing. Carson scholar Sarah Kelly-Richards shares how gardens are being used as educational tools to meet curriculum needs, to include many different types of learners, and to help build community resilience.