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Many Reap The Rewards Of The People’s Garden At Schenck


Schenck students and volunteer Tom Bearden present their harvested vegetables to the Director of Bread of Life, Michael Collins (front center).

This spring, landscaping students from Schenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (JCCCC) began growing a variety of vegetables and herbs at the center. The students have grown such produce as lettuce, onions, tomatoes, peppers, corn, cucumbers, cantaloupe, basil, thyme, and sage.

Once the vegetables and herbs grew to maturity, the students then harvested the crops and found multiple uses for this produce. The students have given the vegetables and herbs to Schenck’s Culinary Arts department for use in their food preparation on center. The Culinary Arts department also plans to sh...

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