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Kids in Will County Learn About Gardening and Nutrition

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Kids in Will County are learning about nature and nutrition thanks to the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners. Recently 267 kids celebrated the ribbon cutting day at one site and then worked to install their garden soon after. The children are aged Kindergarten thru 8 th grade. They learn about gardening and healthy eating through the use of the Junior Master Gardener cu...

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Marshall Putnam Master Gardeners Lead Healthy Gardening Project

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Although growing your own vegetables saves you money in the long run, the up-front cost can be expensive. This fact hit home for Barb Dahlbach of Toluca when her adult daughter gave a simple request. "All she wanted for her birthday was containers, soil and plants so she can feed her daughter to be healthy," Dahlbach said. "She can't be the only one in that predicament." Dahlbach, a Master Gard...

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