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Community reaps benefits of garden


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IRONWOOD - Low income Ironwood residents are receiving fresh produce this year thanks to the efforts of the Norrie Park Community Gardeners. The gardeners decided to use four plots in the garden to grow produce to give to the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry in Ironwood.

"Every week we take in five gallon pails (of produce) and they are just so happy to get it," said NPCG board member Helen Slining.

Bernie Smith, a board member who manages the garden, said that so far this year they have given 190 pounds of produce to the food pantry. The produce has i...

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