Matthew Young Interview, 30 November 2009

Publication Year:
2009
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Repository URL:
https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/crohc000/331; https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/context/crohc000/article/1332/type/native/viewcontent
Author(s):
Rotman, Michael (interviewer)
Tags:
Cleveland Cultural Gardens; Oral History
recorded work description
Mattew Young discusses the educational and social impact of his work with the American Cultural Garden. A teacher at Hawken School, Young describes the role that students have played and continue to play in this particular garden. Young details the scientific and educational programs that his garden promotes, describes how they are influencing urban gardening, and how they are introducing students to a variety of issues surrounding the urban environment. Young contextualizes the role of the American garden with other gardens while describing the broader influence and significance of the cultural gardens in general.