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Hurley 5th graders harvest school garden


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HURLEY, Wis. - A group of Hurley K-12 School students were given permission to get their hands dirty on Tuesday as they harvested the section of the school garden they planted last spring.

Two classrooms of fourth-grade students planted potatoes, carrots and dill in the school garden at the end of the previous school term, when it was maintained over summer by the 4-H Club's "Green Team," said Deborah Leonard, the FoodWise Educator for Iron County UW-Extension. Now those same 44 students as two fifth-grade classes are picking the plants and making...