A fashionable garden: Student grows clothing line inspired by Horticulture Center – News

Growing in Illinois State University’s Horticulture Center’s vegetable garden—a living canvas of leafy greens and vibrant heirloom tomatoes—a slender, fingerlike purple pepper caught Jalen Cunningham’s artistic eye.

“What’s that one?” Cunningham asked Horticulture Center Director Jessica Chambers ’93.

Jalen Cunningham’s vegetable garden design.

“It’s a buena mulata pepper,” Chambers