Over 200 people crowded the Summerlin Library on March 2 as students from schools across the Las Vegas Valley gathered for a farmers market where they sold harvested fruits and vegetables from their school gardens.Read More
Food grows in unlikely places — sometimes in the middle of a desert.
Nevada had 4,137 farms and ranches in 2012, 1,000 more than in 2007. In 2014, the U.S. Department of Agriculture counted 4,200. Most are in the north, but 792 were in Southern Nevada.Read More
At Walter Bracken STEAM Academy, they still teach the three Rs: radishes, rhubarb and rutabagas.
The school’s garden has yielded such a bumper crop that it began selling herbs and vegetables to boutique restaurants.Read More