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Clarke Middle School Is Featured in the Washington Post

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The Clarke Middle School garden.

Wick Pritchard, a VISTA volunteer at Clarke Middle School, wrote an article on the school’s agriculture program for today’s Washington Post. Here’s a taste:

How will our present middle-school students become the leaders that society needs to adapt to environmental change? At Clarke Middle School in Athens, Georgia,, we are betting on resource management. We believe that schools can cultivate environmental awareness in their students by focusing on managing the resources around them. We have chosen three school settings to pilot this idea: the school vegetable garden, the family and consumer science kitchen, and the cafeteria trash can.

Read the whole thing here.