Sustainability Saturday: Fresh, Local Food in Rural Georgia

October 30, 2020 |

Grow It Know It

Barrow County, GA

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Barrow County Schools recently received a grant to partner with the University of Georgia on the Grow It Know It program. The partnership will allow schools in Barrow County to address food insecurity, food waste, and climate change. The program involves volunteer events, service-learning courses, and hands-on education in school gardens and cafeterias. The program aims to bring together the school and community while highlighting the importance of local, fresh food.

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