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Growing Our Community with Will Allen


Date: 3:00pm - 6:00pm EDT April 17

Growing Power CEO Will Allen, a former pro-basketball player and winner of a MacArthur Fellowship “genius grant,” will attend a community pig roast and gardening celebration at Garnett Elementary School before speaking at Washington College.


The pig roast and community food celebration, which is free and open to all, will take place from 3 to 6 p.m.  It will feature live music, a recipe exchange, children’s activities, information about local farms, and more.  Participants can make their own lemonade and plant seedlings to grow their own vegetables.



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