A small Opuntia Humifusa plant at Rainbow Beach Dunes

The Cacti at Rainbow Beach Dunes

My strongest impressions and most pressing questions following our visit to Rainbow Beach Dunes are about the “sexiest” part of the dunes: Opuntia Humifusa, more commonly known as Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus.

A look at the growing area in Gotham Greens' greenhouse in Pullman.

Urban Rooftop Agriculture in Pullman

Gotham Greens is a pioneer in urban agriculture and just opened its first, and largest, location in Southside Chicago. The Calumet Quarter students had the opportunity to see the internal workings of the urban farm.