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CHI Visits Community Garden in Conetoe, NC

Posted By admin On September 4, 2012 @ 9:29 pm In Gardening | No Comments

On August 20, 2012, four Coastal Harvesters members visited the 17+ acre community garden run by 48 young people under the age of 18 and a handful of adult mentors in Conetoe, NC. Carol Bauer, Susan West, Shelby Kinnaird and Rick Kinnaird came away very inspired by the whole operation that feeds a community and teaches valuable life skills.

The Conetoe group will attend the Hatteras Island Day at the Docks celebration on September 14-15 to explore the possibility of a regular trade of produce for fish. If you attend Day at the Docks, please take the time to say hello to these remarkable kids.

Read more about the Conetoe Family Life Center on Shelby’s blog, Diabetic Foodie [1].

See more photos from the visit on the CHI Facebook page [2].


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[1] Diabetic Foodie: http://www.diabeticfoodie.com/2012/09/conquering-diabesity-one-child-at-a-time/

[2] CHI Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151117164833654.461932.130377128653&type=1&l=9be2d39fdd

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