Alejandra Martinez

Alejandra Martinez joined the Texas Tribune in the fall of 2022 as a Dallas-based environmental reporter. She was previously an accountability reporter at KERA, where she began as a Report for America corps member and then covered Dallas City Hall. Before that, she worked as an associate producer at WLRN, South Florida’s public radio station.

A Thriving Garden at a Former Coal Mine Is Feeding Thousands

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The Texas mine’s restoration is ongoing, but in an area with few grocery stores, the small garden is already making a big difference.

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