Could Urban Farms Be the Preschools of the Future?

Posted on Mar 17 2016 - 6:35pm by UOG

PrintNursery Fields Forever, has made a proposal for a pre-school  filled with toddlers to be placed on an urban farm.  They say:

“The dominant preschool system keeps children in classrooms, where plants barely peek out from the window,” and animals are only visible in places like zoos, Jonathan Lazar, one of the architects, tells CityLab, adding:

The absence of direct experience has completely misled children’s perception of the world and of its most basic processes. It’s not rare to find children who ignore that the milk they drink comes from cows or that beans don’t sprout in cans.

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