No matter how fervently Punxsutawney Phil tried to convince us otherwise, the secret’s out: Spring has arrived. And what better way to welcome the beautiful weather than by donning a pair of gardening gloves and shoveling a hearty batch of manure?

Lucky for you there’s Memorial Victory Garden, a student-run project designed to raise awareness about sustainable development and the innumerable benefits of home-grown food. Originally utilized during the world wars as a solution to heavy rationing, victory gardens have seen a revival in recent years as environmental concerns become increasingly urgent. read more »