Two years ago, I was attempting to play football in the back of my recreation center in Alexandria, Virginia, with some youth who were determined to prove that a woman who wears heels everyday did not have the capability of throwing a football, when I noticed how much land was available to us. The wide open space was beckoning me to do something with it; it was more than the proving ground to teach equality to young boys about female athleticism. There was the potential for gardening. I had been looking for a way to ensure that our youth spe....
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Great article and awesome work with the kids!