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Community Crops opens new training farm

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Posted By: Dan Messineo
dmessineo@klkntv.com

Community Crops is all about helping gardeners grow healthy food.  The non-profit group has been such a success here in Lincoln that it's expanding once again. 

Soon the soil of Community Gardens around town will be tilled and seeds will be planted.  The same goes for a brand new piece of land near 112th and Adams.  It's a training farm called Prairie Pines.  The new training farm is a collaborative effort between Community Crops and the University of Nebraska.  Its ribbon cutting ceremony is Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. 

Community Crops started 10 years ago.  Around 700 gardeners work the land at 13 community gardens scattered around the Capital City. 

Click on the following link for more information on Community Crops: http://www.communitycrops.org/

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