Gardening, History, School Gardens

Part 4: The School Garden Movement Blossoms

Early Model in New York City   In 1902, Frances (Fannie) Griscom Parsons, with support from the local parks and school departments, founded the DeWitt Clinton Farm School at the corner of Eleventh Avenue and Fifty-Third Street (in the “Hell’s Kitchen” neighborhood on Manhattan in New York City). The plot, situated on a former dumping… Continue reading Part 4: The School Garden Movement Blossoms