ST. HENRY - Six elementary students approached the school board Monday night in a quest to build a flower garden on school property.
The St. Henry fourth-grade students and their teacher, Sharon Chatwood, sought permission to build a 22-by-13-foot garden at the edge of the elementary building to use as a learning tool for all students at the school. [More]
Deb Eschmeyer trying to get locally grown food into school cafeterias
By Nancy Allen
Debra Eschmeyer remembers working in her family's garden as a little girl, hoeing weeds and eating ripe tomatoes and peas off the vine. The hoeing was hard work, she said, but the delicious, homegrown vegetables the work yielded were worth it.
Today she works at the fifth-generation Eschmeyer family farm in New Knoxville channeling her passion for homegrown food into a job that makes it available to more people. [More]