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Agriculture

Grace Giving Garden

Growing Community in the Giving Garden As children return to school from summer vacation, many have engaged in fun summer activities. Some summer activities not only gave children a chance to learn in a fun environment, but they also give back to the community. Grace...

TRACTOR Food & Farms Project

TRACTOR Food & Farms: A TVA Ag Energy Project Farming has been a major aspect of Western North Carolina’s rich culture for thousands of years. During the settlement period, families in the western part of the state grew crops like corn, tobacco, and a variety of...

Marble Elementary School Garden Project

Marble Elementary Students Garden If you rewind 100 years, a family in rural Western North Carolina relied mainly on farming as their primary source of income. Children were taught from a young age about how to grow and harvest crops as well as do other chores around...