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Ian Chamberlain of Sunnyside Farms demonstrates the use of hand tools to till in the new garden at Sunnyside Elementary School. About 150 students, including this fifth-grade class, learned about preparing soil, controlling weeds, drip-tape irrigation, planting seeds and water conservation. The garden will be planted with pumpkins, which should be ready for harvest in time for the school’s Halloween Carnival fundraiser this fall. Enlarge photo

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Ian Chamberlain of Sunnyside Farms demonstrates the use of hand tools to till in the new garden at Sunnyside Elementary School. About 150 students, including this fifth-grade class, learned about preparing soil, controlling weeds, drip-tape irrigation, planting seeds and water conservation. The garden will be planted with pumpkins, which should be ready for harvest in time for the school’s Halloween Carnival fundraiser this fall.

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