How a Great Teacher Cultivates Veggies (and Kids) in the Bronx

He and his students made bow ties out of Scrabble tiles.  His Bronx classroom, a refurbished school library, has more plants than desks.

He calls the room his National Health, Wellness and Learning Center. It's got tower gardens, gleaming cabinets and counters, an industrial sink and a new, mobile cooking station....  [more]