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Grow It Know It honored with Golden Radish Innovative Partnership Award

For our work promoting school gardens, health and nutrition, and sustainable agriculture, we and one of our partners, the Clarke County School District, were honored with the 2018 Golden Radish Innovative Partnership Award from the Georgia Department of Health.  Read more about our work and the award at https://www.onlineathens.com/news/20181104/grow-it-know-it-program-awarded.
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VISTA's go to Burke County

Earlier this week, we and staff from South Jackson Elementary went to visit Burke County to see their school nutrition program, which has received national recognition. They’re in the second year of a “farm to school” program and most of the food in their cafeterias comes from Georgia farmers. The…
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Compost your brains out!!

8297. From February 2016 to February 2017, Burney-Harris-Lyons, Clarke Middle, Hilsman, and Coile students collected 8297 pounds of compost that would have gone into the cafeteria trashcans and from there to the Athens-Clarke landfill! And we are just getting started. We estimate that in our first full year of collecting…
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