An Interview with Eliza Lawrence, School Gardens Manager!

Eliza Lawrence has been working with the REC for four years now, and was recently promoted from AmeriCorps Massachusetts Promise Fellow to School Gardens Manager. Q: What type of food do you like to grow? A: "Snap peas, because they’re my favorite vegetable and they’re fun to pull off the vine." Q: What are your farming tips? A: "You can grow food ANYWHERE. If you don’t have space, you can use buckets." Q: What is it about this organization that keeps you coming back? A: "The people I get to work with, in particular the youth. Building relationships makes my job really fun." Q: What’s the most powerful moment you’ve had with the REC? A: "The times that the youth have reached out to staff abo


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