Tashanda Giles-Jones

Teacher, Environmental Charter Middle School, Inglewood; nonprofit, Kiss The Ground

Teacher at Environmental Charter Middle School in Inglewood and the nonprofit Kiss the Ground.

Tashanda Giles-Jones on KCRW

“In one teaspoon of soil, you can have millions of microbes present.

Make your SoCal home garden bloom this summer: Tips from Inglewood-based educator

“In one teaspoon of soil, you can have millions of microbes present.

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In recent years, new schools have popped up across Los Angeles, offering kids a chance to learn about growing food, minimizing waste, and everything in between.

How garden-oriented schools turn kids into environmental leaders

In recent years, new schools have popped up across Los Angeles, offering kids a chance to learn about growing food, minimizing waste, and everything in between.

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