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Tyler’s Edible Garden: a Fresh Approach to Learning

After a productive first summer growing season in Tyler Arboretum‘s Edible Garden, the harvest can be reckoned not just the tons of vegetables and fruit produced, but also in the seeds of ideas planted in the minds of visitors to the historic public garden in Media. A goal of the recently-completed $1.4 million project was to help visitors connect with nature on an entirely new level, said Mandy Santiago, Tyler’s executive director. “More than 800 children this summer attended camps at Tyler, and dedicated parts of each day to helping plant, dig, prune, and harvest crops in the Edible Garden.” 

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