At Foster Elementary, some 230 students, parents, school staffers and others recently gathered to brainstorm for a new REAL garden.
REAL, or Rainwater Environmental Alliance for Learning, will glean ideas from the student sketches and cobble together a plan for the garden, which will serve as a source of fresh fruits and veggies and an outdoor classroom.
Groundbreaking is set for the spring, tentatively on March 26.
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- Patrick M. Walker