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A garden made with heart
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A garden made with heart

Jacob Wiens teacher kick-starts school garden Stephanie McCravey-Cooper/Jacob Wiens ElementaryA young student holds some garden-grown strawberries in March 2018. ■ Olivia Gildea / Reporter Jacob Wiens’ Heart & Soil Garden Club meets twice a week after school. The students, led by fifth grade teacher Stephanie McCravey-Cooper, do everything from turning compost and monitoring the life cycles of ladybugs and butterflies, to planting seeds, harvesting the fruit and vegetables, and of course, eating them. Last year, the school grew so much okra and squash that they decided to set up a booth at the Harvest Festival and sell them out of brown paper bags. As if that doesn’t sound magical enough, they

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