Kids Learn How To Build A Sustainable Brooklyn In School
BY SARAH CREAN ON AUGUST 30, 2016
"A new generation is helping to make Brooklyn more environmentally sustainable.
We’re featuring just a few of the interesting projects created recently by students at the Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS), whose school year just started on Monday. The Windsor Terrace middle school occupies space in the former Bishop Ford High School building on 19th Street, just off the Prospect Expressway.
BUGS opened in the fall of 2013, and graduated its first 8th grade class last June. It attracts students from across the boroughs, with a special focus on District 15.
Sixth, seventh and eighth graders at BUGS spend each fall learning about the fundamentals of urban sustainability..."