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Natural Awakenings - Alachua, Citrus, Marion, Sumter Co & The Villages, FL

Open House Held

The Alachua County Public Schools Farm to School to Work Hub held an open house on April 9 for more than 200 people that included a tour the beautiful gardens that are producing food for local school lunchrooms and teaching students and staff countywide about a healthy food systems. Participants received tips for growing their own garden, purchased plants and got a close-up look at honeybees and composting systems. Musical entertainment was provided by Florida Pure and Simple.

 

A joint venture between the Food and Nutrition Department and the Exceptional Student Education Department of the Alachua County Public Schools, the Hub has grown into a school lunch machine, producing more than 150 heads of lettuce each week

 

Location: 2802 NE 8th Ave. For more information, visit AlachuaCountyFarmToSchool.wordpress.com/2016/04.

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