Community garden

Monday, May 3, 2010
Community facilitator Maude Harris and Darin Gant, district conservationist for the USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service, look over the soil that will soon be be planted for a community garden on Jackson Street. (Photo by Scott Welton, Staff)

Organizers hope for bounty from gardening initiative

SIKESTON -- Organizers are hoping for a bounty from a community garden on Jackson Street.

Open Door Fellowship Ministries, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Scott County University of Missouri Extension office have teamed up to establish the garden as part of the People's Garden Initiative.

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