Call DCFS…I’m teaching my children to garden.
Wow. I mean, okay, WOW.
Check out this article in The Atlantic–normally I love that publication, and lots of really interesting articles come from them. But this, one, as it tries to paint the schoolyard garden movement–specifically Edible Schoolyard, a program in Berkeley, CA–as a program that will doom our nation’s children to a life of illiteracy and menial labor (and by the way, availability of healthy food has no relationship to the huge rises in childhood obesity, says the auther), is just plain weird.
I read the whole thing. It was a struggle to make it–it was so surreal and wordy and absolutely bizarre–but I made it. I just so completely don’t get it…