UIS Community Garden Dedication Ceremony Friday

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SPRINGFIELD- Students, faculty and staff will dedicate a new community garden they created Friday, April 29 at 10:30 A.M. on 5255 Shepherd Road in Springfield.

Extending Earth Week, students and staff have contributed to this 20 foot by 20 foot garden located near the historic Strawbridge-Shepherd House. The gardens primary intention will be to serve as a sustainability model and also act as a common learning platform for students, faculty and the community.

The hope is the food and crops that are produced at the garden will be used in the food prepared for campus dining and events. 

The celebration will again be Friday morning the community is invited to attend. 

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