Veggie Garden

Tomatoes grown by students in the USF veggie garden (photo by Jesse McLane, WUSF TV)
Veggie Garden

There’s a class at USF where students learn to grow their own vegetables… and at the end of the semester, they get to eat their homework!
University Beat on WUSF 89.7 stops in at the USF Botanic Gardens for a spring harvest and potluck that doubled as a final exam.

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USF Students Get Their Green Thumbs In A Campus Veggie Garden

University Beat TV report on the USF Veggie Garden.

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Sarah Dykins Callahan



WUSF News story on the USF veggie garden.

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday after the 7:45 AM newscast | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Wednesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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