Portable gardens are growth opportunity for Temple senior
Tyler School of Art student Dylan DeVlieger has designed a portable garden as a solution for space challenges inherent in urban gardening.
June 4, 2012
Temple Community Garden Feast feeds students’ hearts, minds and stomachs
Hungry students packed the Tyler School of Art’s Artist’s Palate Café last week to partake of the Temple Community Garden Feast. Offering students a taste of organic, homegrown and homemade dishes, the biannual event is the biggest fundraiser for Temple Community Garden, a student organization with the mission of empowering our urban community to connect more fully to the land.
April 9, 2012
Faces of Temple: Anne Preston
In the latest "Faces of Temple" student profile, meet junior Anne Preston, an urban farmer who created a one-acre farm on a vacant lot in West Philadelphia that now employs two local residents, runs after-school programs and produces enough fresh vegetables to feed 50 families. Preston recently became the first Temple student to win two prestigious and competitive national scholarships — a Truman and a Udall.
April 6, 2012
Civic-minded undergrad examines the impact of community gardens
Supported by the Diamond Scholars Program, student Amelia Garrett is analyzing data on the location of community gardens and their relationship to the corresponding community’s median income, population density, employment, vacancy rates, crime and other variables.
September 6, 2011