Boston Children’s Museum garden to open this weekend

Boston Children’s Museum garden to open this weekend



THE MIDDLE TO LATE HALF OF THE WEEK. RHONDELLA: THE RAIN IMPORTANT FOR ALL OF US. THIS WEEKEND, BOSTON CHILDREN’S MUSEUM IS OPENING OF ITS NEW FENWAY FARMS ROOFTOP GARDEN. IT’S A REPLICA OF THE ROOFTOP GARDEN AT FEAYNW PK.AR KAREN: JOINING US NOW LIVEIA V ZOOM IS JOANNE BAXTER, SEORNI DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AT BOSTON CHILDREN’S MUSEUM. THANKS FOR JOINING US. JOANNE: THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME. KAREN: THE GARDEN IS BEAUTIFUL. HOW DOES THE GARDEN BENEFIT CHILDREN WHO VISIT? JOANNE: WE HOPE THAT THE CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WHO VISIT WILL BE ABLE TO LEARN ABOUT SOIL AND NATURE AND RECLAMATION WATER, AND ALL THE GREAT STUFF THAT COMES WITH THE GARDEN. IT IS HANDS-ON, INTERACTIVE. YOU GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY, YOU ARE IN THE SL.OI YOU LEARN ABOUT PLANTING AND HARVESTI.NG THE NEXT SPTE IS TO THE TABLELAND IT IS NOT JUST HAPPEN AT THE GROCERY STORE. WE HAVE FARMER EDUCATORS, GREEN CITY GROWERS WE PARTNERED WITH, AND THEY ARE MAINTAINING THE GARDENS, AND THERE IS A BEAUTIFUL PHOTO THERE, AND THE FENWAY FARMS, ROOFTOP GARDEN, AS YOU SAID,S I A REPLICA OF THE FENWAY PARK GRNEE ROOF, AND IT IS THE ONLY FENWAY FARMS OUTSIDE OF FENWAY PARK. WE ARE VERY EXCID TEABOUT IT IT IS A NON-1100 SQUARE-FOOT SPACE OVERLOOKING OUR PLAZA. WE WELCOME FAMILIES TO COME OUT. WE ARE HARVESTING, PLANTING, SHOWING KIDS AND FAMILIES ALL ABOUT NATEUR AND BENEFICLIA INSECTS AND WE HAVE WORMS HELPING US WHIT SOIL EDUCATION, SO IT IS A FUN LEARNING EXPERIENCE. WE ARE HOPING THAT KIDS AND FAMILIES WILL TAKE WHAT THEY LEARNED AT OUR FENWAY FARMS GARDENED AND BRING IT BACK TO THE COMMUNITIES DAN SCHOOLS HAVE MAYBE THEY WILL BE ABLE TOET S UP A GARDEN OF THEIR OWN IN THEIR OWN COMMUNITY. RHONDELLA: THERE IS NOTNGHI LIKE SEEING THAT PRETTY FLOWER ON THE STRAWBERRY BEFORE IT COMES TO PICKING THE CHERRY MATOTO. WHAT DO YOU GROW IN YOUR ROOFTOP GARD?EN JOANNE: FUNNY YOU MENTIONED THAT. WE JUST PLANTED THIS PAST WEEK CHERRY TOMATOES, SO WE VEHA THAT, WE HAVE SOME FLOWERS CONGMI AND WE HARVESTED LETTUCE, RADISHES SO WE ARE REALLY EXCITED ABOUT EVERYTHING COMING UP WITH CARROTS, PEAS, AND ALL KINDS OF HEALTHY, NUTRITIOUS FOS ODFOR KIDS AND FAMILIES. KAREN:HA WT DO YOU DO WITH WHAT YOU GROW? JOANNE: WE ACTUALLY PARTNE THWI GREEN CITY GROWERS, AND THEIR PARTNER IS A BOSNTO BASED NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION CALLED LOVING SPOONFU,LS WHO TAKESHE T FOOD THAT NORMALLY WOULD BE DISCARDED. IT IS HEALTHY, ACCESSIBLE, AND THEY DONATE IT, AND THEY MAKE SURE PEOPLE WHO MAY NOT BE AEBL TO HAVE THIS KINOFD GARDEN, FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES, THAT THEYET G IT. IT IS AN ALL AROUND GOOD SITUATION FOR EVERYONE. RHONDEA:LL I HAVE HEARD

Boston Children’s Museum garden to open this weekend

Boston Children’s Museum is opening its new Fenway Farms Rooftop Garden, a replica of the rooftop garden at Fenway Park.”We hope that the children and families who visit will be able to learn about soil and nature and recommended water and all the great stuff that comes with the garden,” Joanne Baxter, the senior director of public relations at the Boston Children’s Museum, said. “It’s hands on. It’s interactive. You get your hands dirty or in the soil. You’re learning about planting and harvesting,” Baxter said. “It’s an 1100 square foot space overlooking our plaza,” Baxter said. “We welcome kids and families to come out. We are harvesting. We’re planting, we’re showing kids and families all about nature and beneficial insects.”

Boston Children’s Museum is opening its new Fenway Farms Rooftop Garden, a replica of the rooftop garden at Fenway Park.

“We hope that the children and families who visit will be able to learn about soil and nature and recommended water and all the great stuff that comes with the garden,” Joanne Baxter, the senior director of public relations at the Boston Children’s Museum, said.

“It’s hands on. It’s interactive. You get your hands dirty or in the soil. You’re learning about planting and harvesting,” Baxter said.

“It’s an 1100 square foot space overlooking our plaza,” Baxter said. “We welcome kids and families to come out. We are harvesting. We’re planting, we’re showing kids and families all about nature and beneficial insects.”