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PBS Newshour

From Backyard to Blue Plate Special

Local restaurants benefit from fresh produce grown in an unlikely place.

A local gardening firm is helping Houston restaurants acquire the freshest produce possible by transforming residential lawns into vegetable gardens.

And, as reporter Edel Howlin discovered, the program’s advantages go beyond taste.

This story originally aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Saturday, July 19. PBS NewsHour Weekend airs Saturdays and Sundays at 6 p.m. on TV 8.

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