Brent Elementary School's "Outdoor Classroom" in Washington, D.C., is the final home of the U.S. Botanic Garden's Sustainable Schoolyard exhibit.
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Read the Hill Rag's coverage of the installation of the Sustainable Schoolyard at Brent Elemetary here.
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What Makes a Neighborhood a Great Place to Live?

Work, school, shops, parks, and places to meet friends are all close by. Walking or biking is the easiest way to get there. The mix of uses creates a buzz of activity most hours of the day.

Wide sidewalks are lined with healthy trees and dotted with flashes of flowerbeds. Fresh, healthy food grown on nearby farms is featured at local eateries and plentiful at the weekly farmers’ market.

People live above the shops or in nearby affordable homes, the value of which is protected by all the community has to offer.

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