Pieranna Pieroni, The Conversation | Civil Eats

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Pieranna Pieroni is a Ph. D. student at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

A NYC Urban Garden Teaches Youth Community and Justice

Sunflowers and luffa vines — related to cucumber, gourd and squash — are tended by a Community Roots participant and mentor in a Brooklyn school community garden with their instructor (right). (Photo by Pieranna Pieroni)