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School garden to donate produce to a Lawrence food bank


April 24, 2019

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Nancy O'Connor and Elise Gard carefully lifted the plastic off the low tunnel, revealing big heads of Buttercrunch lettuce that would be ready to harvest in a few weeks.

When that time arrives, Gard and other young gardeners working with the Growing Food Growing Health project at West Middle School will gather the lettuce. They'll wash and bag the greens and place a sticker with the project's logo on each bag. Then the produce will go to Just Food, the food bank for Lawrence and Douglas County, where it will be distributed to those in need, the Lawrence Journal-World...

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