Refugees grow fresh produce to feed the public and their families

Refugees grow fresh produce to feed the public and their families
Refugees grow fresh produce to feed the public and their families

Refugees grow fresh produce to feed the public and their families

With social media outrage still swirling around too many limes in one celebrity’s food stamp challenge, 100 refugee families are quietly spring cleaning their urban farm on the Northwest Side of Chicago, many to grow their favorite though perhaps divisive vegetable: bitter melon. Linda Seyler, director of the Global Gardens Refugee Training Farm, in Albany Park joins us to share the season’s garden news along with WBEZ food contributor Louisa, who visited the farm for their end of season BBQ.