Sarah, from the Kula Project, came to visit our school to show our kids how to make a sub-irrigated planter. This method of planting is just one of the methods the Kula Project teaches internationally to help farmers grow food while conserving their water.
First, a plastic water bottle was cut in half and the bottom half was filled with water.
Next, we used old t-shirts to make a wick. We made a hole through the cap of the water bottle to stick the wick through.
Then it was time to plant our spinach seedlings in our new planters!
I am excited to announce that I will be joining Sarah on a trip to Jamaica over Spring Break to build a vertical gardens for locals such as Ms. Maumpe so that she can grow healthy, nutritious food for her nine children.
We would love your support as we raise money for this trip. You can donate directly to our trip here or we would love for you to join us at our Launch Party on Saturday, March 30th form 2:00 – 5:00 at Tin Roof Cantina. You can find details here.