Farmer's market benefits charter school's garden

Friday, November 4, 2011
Presenting a check to the Richard McKenna Charter High School garden project are farmer's market members, from left, Jim DeFeyter, Deb Long and Bev Lucia. Receiving the check are McKenna students Jared and Nathan Snoey, Brian Nelson, Miranda Perkins-Mulrey, Amanda Billings and Crystal Stites.

The Mountain Home Farmer's Market recently donated $500 to the Richard McKenna Charter High School garden project.

Led by Debbie Chandler, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency had sponsored the project, using land and water donated by Laverne Schroeder near the school.

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