GWS School Gardens in the News

Check out Elizabeth Sheeran’s article about Groundwork Somerville’s school yard garden programs in the Somerville News!

Somerville school gardens sow the seeds of smarter food choices

By Elizabeth Sheeran

At lunchtime recess on a sunny fall day, the Arthur D. Healey schoolyard is swarming with third and fourth graders playing ball, tag, or just hanging out. Off to one side, a few kids pick leaves off an interesting-looking plant, and each takes a nibble.

Time to call Poison Control? No, they’re just getting a taste of the licorice-flavored herb anise hyssop in the Healey School garden, under the watchful eye of School Gardens Coordinator Tai Dinnan.  Read more.