"The garden at the Frederick Douglass Academy all-boys school started with a question. One that hit the boys in the ego.
Math teacher Marquita Reese asked her students why she — an older, female, vegetarian, marathoner could outrun the spry middle and high school boys.
“They couldn’t explain it,” she said. “We got into a discussion about nutrition.”
Pretty soon, boys who initially thought gardening was for girls were growing vegetables on the campus..."