Weeding party for garden near Free State High School!

Jennifer Smith

http://wellcommons.com/users/kbritt/photos/2011/jul/25/217656/ Thursday, July 28, 8 a.m.- 10 a.m. at the garden, just west of Free State High School on Overland Drive. The Ag students who have planned and prepped and planted the garden are really doing a fabulous job, but early summer rains really got the weeds going. With a ...

United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center to Host 2011 "Summer of Service"

Micki Chestnut

http://wellcommons.com/users/rogerhillvolunteercenter/photos/2011/apr/29/212986/ The United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center is hosting a “Summer of Service” for Douglas County youth, ages 11-18, as part of the Center’s Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) program. Projects are Monday-Thursday, 9am-2pm. Youth may sign up for one or two projects, or join us for the whole summer! ...

Chicken Manure!

Rick Martin

The students spread chicken manure today. I think they found a new appreciation for phosphorus. http://wellcommons.com/users/rickmartin/photos/2011/mar/22/210543/

The garden is getting started!

Jennifer Smith

Free State High School FFA members broke ground on the new Community and Learning Garden last Friday, thanks to the generous help of the Wakeman family. Earlier today, students worked with community volunteers to spread composted chicken manure and cotton burr compost donated by the 6th Street Hy-Vee store. Later ...

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