A Farm By and For Youth in Tucson, Arizona

Nestled a stone’s throw from the Rillito River lies an urban farm built by and for youth in Tucson, Arizona.  Before Tucson Village Farm broke ground, founder Leza Carter worked at a multitude of school gardens.  In January of 2010, armed with a strong understanding of the benefits and constraints of the traditional school garden model, Leza decided to start a new type of youth garden with three goals in mind: to encourage children to experience... Read More