The Daily Dirt

by Bang Tran “What do plants need to grow?” It’s a question that I always ask students at the beginning of all lessons that involve planting. Light and water. Nutrients and soil. They’re all ingredients for successfully growing vegetables. Two years ago, in one of my first garden lessons at the beginning of my FoodCorps […]

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Sagdrina Jalal has suffered through health issues for as long as she can remember. It wasn’t typically incapacitating, that is, until she became pregnant. During her first pregnancy, doctors thought her symptoms were a one-off experience of preeclampsia. When the symptoms reappeared during her second pregnancy, the one-off was ruled out. When it got even […]

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