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Harvest time

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 23rd, 2013

It was a foggy Tuesday afternoon, but it didn’t dampen student spirits any as 23 second graders from Kim Haddon’s Sam Case Primary class harvested plants and vegetables with the assistance of Oregon State University master gardeners at the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse garden. “Anytime they can get a real world experience, it just makes learning that much more fun and interesting,” Haddon said. Project coordinator Liz Olsen said they try to incorporate subjects like science and math into the experience. “It has evolved over time,” she said. In the photo above, Jason Greenawald picks vegetables at the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse garden. At right are Austin Mitchell and Brody Oliver, cutting celery. All food harvested was donated to Food Share of Lincoln County.

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