2-15-12: Planting a Potato Next to a Stoplight
Urban farming is a movement that’s gaining steam in cities across the state of Maryland. An organization called Grow Annapolis coordinates gardens in our state capital. Montgomery County has an active community gardens program, and at the Frederick Community Garden Association, they’re counting down to the beginning of spring.
Tom Hall talks with two urban farmers about the process of breaking ground in Baltimore. The Whitelock Community Farm is located in Reservoir Hill, just a couple of blocks south of Druid Hill Park. Dr. Cathy Maulsby is a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and volunteers with the farm; Elisa Lane is a co-founder and the farm manager.