The experience of learning about sustainability and really developing my passion for conservation and the environment, that really started with City Blossoms.
— Lauren Newman, former intern

Recent Features

Watch, listen, and read about our latest program updates in the news. 

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The Washington Post: One Square Mile - A guide to local favorites in Blagden Alley, Washington, D.C., Austin Graff, Melina Mara (July 2019), Featuring Marion St. Intergenerational Garden.


Telemundo44: Alerta Verde: jóvenes alzan la voz por el planeta: En el Día Mundial de la Tierra un grupo de jóvenes y activistas se hacen oir en defensa del medio ambiente. Alban Zamora (April 2019), con una Educadora de City Blossoms, Jocelyn Lobos.

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Edible Activist Podcast: #027 City Blossoms, Melissa Jones, Full service Radio (April 2019), featuring Executive director, Rebecca lemos-Otero.


Better Home & Gardens: Planting a seed, Andrea Caughey, Brie Williams (September 2018), featuring Executive director, Rebecca lemos-Otero and Youth Entrepreneurship Cooperative members (Mighty Greens) Ta’jhaun Brown and Kameela Owens.


PBS NewsHour + Student Reporting Labs: This Teen Led Food Co-op is harvesting a healthier future, Kevin Broome, Alex Cirino, Caden Jacobs, and Leah Thomas (August 2018), featuring Youth Entrepreneurship Cooperative members (Mighty Greens) from Cardozo Education Campus and Eastern senior High school.


NPR science desk story: Replacing Vacant Lots With Green Spaces Can Ease Depression In Urban Communities, Rhitu Chatterjee (JUly 2018), featuring Executive Director, Rebecca Lemos-Otero and Girard Children's Community garden.


Older Features

NBC4 Washington: Harris' Heroes, Leon Harris, Michelle Rivera and Perkins Broussard (JUly 2018), Featuring Rebecca Lemos-Otero, and Summer Youth Entrepreneurship Cooperative member Rasha Rida.

ABC7 WJLA: City Blossoms: Nonprofit uses gardening to educate and empower, Kellye Lynn (June 2017), featuring Students of CentroNía 1420 within their School Garden and City Blossoms' intern Lauren Newman.

NBC4 Los Angeles: As School Gardens Grow, So Do the Students – and Teachers – Who Tend Them, Noreen O'Donnell and Emilie Mutert (June 2017), mentioning City Blossoms School Garden Partners Program model.

Fox5 Newscast (May 2017), featuring Spring Mighty Greens Seedling Sale at Eastern Senior High School.

NPR's The Salt: Healthy Eaters, Strong Minds: What School Gardens Teach Kids, PAIGE PFLEGER (August 2015), featuring Mighty Greens team members at Eastern Senior High School.