WATCH: Bronx Students Grow 25,000 Pounds of Produce

DeWitt Clinton High School in The Bronx is known for having produced such notable alumni like Stan Lee, Burt Lancaster, Richard Avedon and many others.

Now the famed Bronx high school is being recognized for something else: Growing fresh produce.

And we’re not talking small potatoes either. According to PIX11 News, these students are producing 25,000 feeding 2,200 students each day.

All of this is being done out of a 1,300 square foot space.

Watch the fascinating segment below:


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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.