I’ve never understood the phrase “edible garden.” Isn’t that the point?
Whatever. Staples is getting one. The point of an “edible garden,” I’m told, is to teach students and the community how food is made, and where it comes from. Various departments, including culinary and science, have made suggestions about what to grow in the new space.
Construction is underway right now — a large plot behind the main building, not far from the soccer and field hockey fields.
It was supposed to be finished last month. But according to a worker for Teich Gardens of South Salem, NY, “there’s been a lot of rain, and rocks.”
Unpredictable weather and rocky soil in New England. Who knew?