Thursday, June 7, 2012

Why Teaching Inner City High School Students How To Build Sustainable Green Walls Changes Their Lives | gardeninggonewild.com

Can you imagine what might happen when you take a group of high school students from a school in the Bronx and teach them the technology and how to build sustainable green walls?  One man, George Irwin, the founder of A Green Roof  did just that…and changed these students lives forever.



THE RESULTS FROM PILOT PROGRAM AT DISCOVERY HIGH SCHOOL

“The natural progression into education has allowed us to use the Mobile Edible Wall Unit (MEWU) as an educational tool. Celebrity teacher Steve Ritz (Discovery High School, Bronx NY) used the MEWU to improve attendance and achieve close to 100% passing regents scores."

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