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NC VEGGIE GARDEN USED TO TEACH KIDS WHO SHUN BOOKS

There is more growing around the garden at west Greenville's Lucille Gorham Intergenerational Community Center than meets the eye. It becomes apparent by listening to the giggling, squeaky voices of a dozen young children moving enthusiastically among the garden beds in the yard behind the center, pulling weeds and tending the newly sprouted vegetable patches. The community garden, initially funded in 2008 by a $50,000 grant from the Kellogg Foundation, was one of the first things the program directors developed when they established the center.

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