Okanogan teacher gets grant for school garden

Students work in the Virginia Grainger garden in 2017.

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Students work in the Virginia Grainger garden in 2017.

— Jim Anderson, a fifth grade teacher at Virginia Grainger Elementary School, has received a grant from Slow Food Okanogan to expand his school garden efforts.

He started the garden in the fall of 2016 by making compost from donated raw materials, including leaves, hay, straw, manure, pumpkins and two dump truck loads of apple cores...

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