Failure was not an option for me. I funded all this from my own pocket. It is easier to raise healthy children than fix broken adults and I believe every child deserves a safe, healthy, nurturing environment to live in. I am determined to put a plant in every classroom in New York City and I believe that is within my means. When we teach children about nature, they learn to nurture. And when they learn to nurture, we as a society embrace our better nature. I like to call it our green graffiti.Read the full article at The Guardian: My edible classroom gives deprived New York kids a reason to attend school Or donate to The Green Bronx Machine's ever expanding project, National Health and Wellness Center in the South Bronx, here.