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IDEA at the Weslaco Farmer’s Market

So what is a farmer to do with extra produce sitting in the ground? Sell it to the staff. What about if there aren’t any staff because they are on break? Go to the nearest farmer’s market.

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Environment Club Breaks New Ground…Literally

The Environment Club began moving earth for their raised bed garden project.  They are planning on growing and selling their produce on-campus and at local farmers markets. The Environment Club leaders have been diligently working on a grant that will … Continue reading

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The First Harvest: Lettuce and Spinach

The first harvest has finally started! The lettuce and spinach took about 38 days to go from seed to the students’ plates.  The first harvest was actually on November 28th and will continue up until the end of the semester … Continue reading

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On the Farm: A New Beginning

This is the garden after only a few months without a farmer.  It is quite easy to see how quickly mother nature can reclaim once beautifully cultivated land.  In the coming weeks and months, I, along with the help of … Continue reading

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