“Till the Earth” is a short documentary that shines light on the shift in traditions through different generations. This story is told by my 76-year-old grandmother. To this day, she still gardens. I can remember summers where she would spend hours sowing, planting and harvesting beans, tomatoes, cucumbers and other vegetables. This is a tradition that was passed down from the generations before her. Gardening was a way of life for my grandmother when she was a child. Today, the times have changed.
Local volunteers build affordable homes for for veterans and their families. The project is called “Homes for Vets” and it is sponsored by the Washington, D.C. chapter of Habitat for Humanity. At it’s completion, six homes will be build for veterans who were once homeless.
The Washington D.C. Housing Authority is planning to redevelop a neighborhood east of the Anacostia River, from public housing to a mixed income community.
There’s strong, but then there’s “Boston Strong.” Many Washington D.C. residents are proving just that during the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. The strength of the runners can be felt even in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
A national organization hosts a program for students to bridge the gap between learning and practice in science and technology.
Women Fly it Forward gives young girls their wings to fly. For her first time on an airplane, 12-year-old Ariel Thomas flew over the city of Tallahassee, Fla. in a small aircraft. She was accompanied by her friend Danielle. In a partnership with the Tallahassee Regional Airport and the FL Aviation Center, they received their wings in science and technology.
International Workers Day, also known as May Day, traditionally focuses on labor wages.The surrounding area protesters rally around the issues involving immigration reform.
Puree Artisan Juice Bar offers organic juices made from fruits and vegetables. A new location recently opened inside MINT Health Club, in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The popular juices were once sold in Whole Foods and delivered to homes. Customers rave over Mean Lemon-aid, Daily Green and Rosemary Grapefruit flavors. Director of Operations Alan Kelley tells us what makes Puree different than other juices.