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Grow It Know It Organizes School Produce Markets

During the 2018 school term, GIKI VISTAs at each Clarke County School District middle school are organizing student-run produce markets utilizing student-grown produce from the school gardens. Proceeds in the form of donations from community members will support the agriculture science classes at each school. Additional produce is given to…
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Video featuring Wick Prichard

Check out this video in which Wick describes the Grow it, Know it file:///Users/davidberle/Desktop/Wick%20Prichard%20on%20Summertime%20Student%20Run%20Farm-to-Table%20Restaurant%20-%20Athens%20CEO.html
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Compost Art

Compost. We just turned one of the Clarke Middle School compost piles. Did it look like brown gold? Yes. Is there a ton of it? Uh huh. Did students collect the compost? Absolutely. Are there ketchup packets, plastic cups, and metal forks? There are many of these! Did the students…
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Putting the Labor in Labor Day

A compost blog was written and ready, but today reflecting on the holiday led to some new inspiration. Today, on a ‘day off’ 4+ hours were spent at BHL powerwashing the fish tank and green house. So here’s to the people we labor with. The people who give their all…
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Chard isn't hard

Call it my inner Florence Owens-Thompson, but after a year and half of working with school gardens in Athens, I’ve discovered that despite our best efforts, there is still a gaping divide which is often overlooked: even though we are doing a better job of sharing a love for vegetables…
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Camp's around the corner!

The days are winding down quickly until our first day of camp! We’re looking forward to cooking, gardening and acting like working with animals. Tuesday May 30th we’ll be at Clarke Middle bright at early ready for the first official week of Kitchen Garden Corps 2017! If you or your…
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Summer Markets!

If you’re looking to buy produce today (or any Wednesday this summer), stop by Hilsman’s School Produce market for locally grown produce picked this morning. From 4-6 there will be a a great variety of fresh produce including but not limited to: collards, kale, spinach, beets, cabbage and more! Monday’s…
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