The Power of a Plant by Stephen Ritz

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The Power of a Plant by Stephen Ritz
This book came out in 2017 and the subtitle is A Teacher's Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools.
Stephen Ritz is the founder of Green Bronx Machine and has devoted his teaching career to improving health and academic results for children in the South Bronx. His work has been featured by major media and documentaries, including Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food, and his TEDx talk has been viewed over one million times. Dubbed the Pied Piper of Peas, Ritz and his family reside in the Bronx and continue to farm with children all year round.
Tom Colicchio said,
“The only thing bigger than the impact Stephen has had helping countless students understand the importance of their food choices is his infectious personality. The Power of a Plant outlines the remarkable work he has done to date and provides a blueprint for how educators around the world can implement his learnings effectively.”
The book is 304 pages of Stephen’s story -
“a green teacher from the Bronx who let one idea germinate into a movement and changed his students’ lives by learning alongside them.”
You can get a copy of The Power of a Plant by Stephen Ritz and support the show, using the Amazon Link in today's Show Notes for around $7.


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