These college students grew a garden to help fight food insecurity in their community

Faculty and students at The University of Maine Farmington created a garden for a class during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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It's we'll. It's been really great news build this pardon me apart and they wouldn't I hadn't been involved all summer long and I've seen it grow over time. And we weren't expecting lack let me aim of the apartments over a hundred pound. This this garden has helped it. In ways that we had hoped. But I think has gone way up your expectations. We'll have harvested nine times. That we'll have gone to. Nine different community organizations. Hello and some of Nittany night. We're that. It's very easy to be jaded in east times and to be just. Hate our students in the garden the opposite. Is happening there more open and more bolder as a result the hospital. The greater capacity purchase. We are required. Our students and instructors at any guess of the garden we're always asked. We still maintain as much distance as we pan wit is six feet. Where do we harvest the vegetables Spain. Why. Aside. There's just that sense of being able to cultivate an appreciation for the natural world cities. And ethical dimension. Sharing with students. An interesting time it rains you know this is. It's a problem across the country. The deal. That level. Not having food nutritious. Fresh food and that's part of what we hope to be able to provide any consistent way. It's 250 square foot guard on his campus of this small liberal arts university. But it sneaking difference tiny days you know that snowball. Ripple out. Our hope is to offer a course every semester. You and a that has something to do with the card. It's that wonderful little CCE.

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