Planting the seeds of hope: Harpur Fellows project aids food pantry

Plant the seed of an idea and you could have a mighty harvest.

Environmental sciences major Olivia Larocchia did just that this summer. Now a senior, she received $4,000 for her Harpur Fellows project: creating the Community Garden of Goodness at the Brookside Educational Center on Long Island.

She had long wanted to create a community garden to benefit the environment and address food insecurity, but wasn’t quite sure how to root that idea in solid ground. A global pandemic didn’t help matters. Click here to continue reading.

Environmental science major Olivia Larocchia: Image Source