Welcome to Digging Education

We are passionate about transforming urban landscapes into thriving, sustainable ecosystems that provide fresh, healthy food and foster community engagement. Our program is designed to teach individuals and communities how to grow their own food using natural, scalable and sustainable farming techniques that bring life to our homes and rid us of the many burdens of the suburban yard.

We practice what we preach. Our 2500 sq. ft. garden that we've developed using our uniquely adapted natural farming techniques, is a testament to the potential of urban farming, producing a diverse range of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and grains that provide an abundance of nutrient-dense food throughout the seasons. See what we're growing.

We are based out of Barrington, RI, but our curriculum is designed to be adaptable to a variety of urban and suburban environments. Our hope is to inspire and empower individuals and communities across the country to take control of their food systems and create more sustainable, equitable communities.

Digging education is founded by Daniel Alejandro Penengo, a life long teacher in the humanities and environmentalist. For more about Dan and his life in academia and as a community leader, send us an email or give us a call.

"We are consumers. And should we choose to shift our consumerism from technology to ecology, we shall once again bridge the gap between ourselves and Nature, for we are Nature and Nature is Us."