Academy of the Holy Cross initiates cropbox farming project to help feed the poor

The Academy of the Holy Cross in Kensington, Maryland launched an innovative sustainable farming project on May 11 with a ribbon cutting and blessing of a cropbox where fresh vegetables will be cultivated and distributed to the poor and food insecure.

“Holy Cross is thrilled to be the site for this outstanding, hands-on learning opportunity for our students, both in sustainable farming and environmentally friendly solutions to impending food shortages,” said Kathleen Ryan Prebble, president of the all-girls school.

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