Students Stock Schools Produce

Posted at 1:41 pm on 04/22/2016

The "Farm to School" program has students getting their hands dirty while feeding lunchrooms with hundreds of pounds of fresh produce from the Hub at the Horizon Center in Gainesville.

 

"The average day we plant, we harvest."

 

Hard work that pays off, according to student Simon Williams. He is one of the many students who work at the hub.

 

"My favorite part about it is harvesting, planting and composting."

 

Kelli Brew is the coordinator for the school district's program. "Students are learning here, job training, also facilitating getting hundred and hundreds of pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables into the meal programs for the school."...


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