Did you know that certain plants grown close together become helpmates? It’s true. In healthy plant communities, good companions with diverse needs and abilities support each other for maximum health. But it isn’t just plants that thrive best when grown together, people do too!Read More
A visit to the countryside is a great way for people of all stripes to reduce stress and experience an improved sense of well-being. It is one reason why it is so important that opportunities are created for those who need a little extra support in order to access natural spaces.Read More
I got the chance to shadow Alex while he tended the vegetable garden made a true farm-to-table lunch– It was delicious! Alex told me that although autism is an undeniable part of his reality, he doesn’t feel like it defines him as a person. It was his interest and education in plants that led to his AmeriCorps VISTA position as a botanist at Madison Fields. Watch Alex’s story below:Read More
Last Friday, October 7th, 120 kindergarteners from College Gardens Elementary made a trip to Madison Fields, along with their teachers and chaperones.